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Maori place names of the thermal region and their meanings. by Cowan, James

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Published by Rotorua Post in [Rotorua, N.Z.] .
Written in English



  • New Zealand.


  • Names, Geographical -- New Zealand.

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Edition Notes

StatementForward by Edward Guy.
LC ClassificationsDU405 .C69
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6075002M
LC Control Number50017206

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