Guide book to Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro.

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Published by Mountain Club of Kenya in Nairobi .

Written in English

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  • Kenya, Mount (Kenya),
  • Kilimanjaro, Mount (Tanzania)


  • Mountaineering,
  • Kenya, Mount (Kenya),
  • Kilimanjaro, Mount (Tanzania)

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesMount Kenya and Kilimanjaro.
StatementEdited by Ian C. Reid.
ContributionsReid, Ian C., ed., Mountain Club of Kenya.
LC ClassificationsDT434.E29K45 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4587061M
LC Control Number77260064

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