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Exploring rivers, lakes, and canals

Ralph Whitlock

Exploring rivers, lakes, and canals

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Published by EP Publishing in Wakefield .
Written in English

  • Freshwater biology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ralph Whitlock.
    SeriesCountryside leisure
    LC ClassificationsQH96.15 .W48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination115 p. :
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4276093M
    ISBN 100715804677
    LC Control Number78301665

    Great Lakes and Erie Canal near the U.S. Blount Cruises offers wonderful itineraries on Eastern U.S. Lakes and rivers and coastlines. lectures on the one Great Lake we did not visit, Lake. Vembanad Lake. Vembanad lake is also a freshwater lake which is situated 12 km west of Kottayam. It is internally connected with numerous rivers and canals. It is also a major tourist spot where they can have loads of fun and excitement by cruising in the lake and can also enjoy the blissful beauty of the lake. Ashtamudi Lake.

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