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West Pacific Islands

United States. Board on Geographic Names.

West Pacific Islands

official standard names

by United States. Board on Geographic Names.

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Published by U.S. Board on Geographic Names in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Statementapproved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names; preparedin the Office of Geography, Department of the Interior.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Geography.
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Open LibraryOL21300161M


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