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Alaskan earthquake, 1964 by Patricia M. Garny

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Published by SamHar Press in Charlotteville, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Alaska,
  • Alaska.


  • Earthquakes -- Alaska -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Disaster relief -- Alaska -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Earthquakes -- Alaska.,
  • Alaska -- History.

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About the Edition

Describes the events and aftermath of the great 1964 earthquake that caused some 300 million dollars worth of damage and considerable changes in the geography of Alaska.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 29.

Statementby Patricia M. Garny.
SeriesGreat events of our times, no. 11
LC ClassificationsHV600 1974 .G3
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5431575M
LC Control Number73078398

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