Gold on the Dunstan by John McCraw

Cover of: Gold on the Dunstan | John McCraw

Published by Square One Press in Dunedin, N.Z .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Alexandra (N.Z.),
  • Central Otago District (N.Z.),
  • New Zealand,
  • Central Otago District

Subjects:

  • Gold mines and mining -- New Zealand -- Central Otago District -- History.,
  • Alexandra (N.Z.) -- History.,
  • Central Otago District (N.Z.) -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 306-307) and index.

Book details

StatementJohn McCraw.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN428 .N7 M29 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination316 p. :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3725942M
ISBN 100908562594
LC Control Number2003363233
OCLC/WorldCa53435305

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