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Marine archaeology in the eastern Caribbean

Marine archaeology in the eastern Caribbean

proceedings [of the] conference held at College of the Virgin Islands, April 15-16, 1968.

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Published in [St. Thomas, V.I .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Underwater archaeology -- West Indies -- Congresses.,
    • West Indies -- Antiquities -- Collection and perservation -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsCollege of the Virgin Islands., Caribbean Research Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1619 .M3 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination14 l.
      Number of Pages14
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5638227M
      LC Control Number68066381

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