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Hiking in Japan an adventurer"s guide to the mountain trails by Hunt, Paul.

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Published by Kodansha International in Tokyo, New York .
Written in English



  • Japan,
  • Japan.


  • Hiking -- Japan.,
  • Mountaineering -- Japan.,
  • Japan -- Guidebooks.

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Edition Notes

StatementPaul Hunt.
LC ClassificationsGV199.44.J3 H86 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p. :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2068165M
ISBN 100870118935
LC Control Number88080125

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