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Report of a tour of inspection of European Lighthouse establishments, made in 1873

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Lighthouses -- Great Britain,
    • Lighthouses -- Europe

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Major George H. Elliot ... engineer-secretary of the Light-House Board, under the authority of Hon. William A. Richardson, secretary of the Treasury ...
      Series43d Cong., 1st sess. Senate. Ex. doc., 54
      ContributionsElliot, George Henry, 1831-1900.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVK1055 .U6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p.
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6988173M
      LC Control Number07029327
      OCLC/WorldCa5908163


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