Prehistoric settlements of Sonora
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Prehistoric settlements of Sonora with special reference to cerros de trincheras by Carl Ortwin Sauer

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Published by University of California press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


  • Sonora (Mexico : State) -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Carl Sauer and Donald Brand ...
SeriesUniversity of California publications in geography -- v. 5, no. 3
ContributionsBrand, Donald D. 1905-
LC ClassificationsG58 .C3 vol. 5, no. 3
The Physical Object
Paginationcover-title, 1 p. l., p. [67]-148.
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23022159M
LC Control Number32000026

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