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Channel tunnel, 1802-1967

Anthony Selwyn Travis

Channel tunnel, 1802-1967

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Published by Peter R. Davis in Hornchurch (Ex.) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English Channel.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroad tunnels -- English Channel.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 82-83.

      Statementby A. S. Travis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF238.C4 T7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination107 p.
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5584343M
      LC Control Number67101515

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Le Roi, David. Channel Tunnel. Brighton, Clifton Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.


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