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Ancient tribes of the Boulder Dam country

Harrington, M. R.

Ancient tribes of the Boulder Dam country

by Harrington, M. R.

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Published by Southwest Museum in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nevada,
  • Hoover Dam Region (Ariz. and Nev.),
  • Nevada.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Nevada.,
    • Indians of North America -- Hoover Dam Region (Ariz. and Nev.),
    • Paleo-Indians -- Nevada.,
    • Paleo-Indians -- Hoover Dam Region (Ariz. and Nev.),
    • Nevada -- Antiquities.,
    • Hoover Dam Region (Ariz. and Nev.) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby M.R. Harrington.
      SeriesSouthwest Museum leaflets ;, no. 9
      ContributionsClark County Archeological and Historical Society (Nev.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.N4 H3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p. :
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6443430M
      LC Control Number42035091
      OCLC/WorldCa2236910

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