Horseback trails of the Southland and Otago high country

by Jack James W. Orlowski

Publisher: Times Printing Service in Invercargill

Written in English
Published: Pages: 68 Downloads: 88
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  • Otago, New Zealand,
  • New Zealand,
  • Otago.

Subjects:

  • Orlowski, Jack James W.,
  • Trails -- New Zealand -- Otago.,
  • Trail riding -- New Zealand -- Otago.,
  • Otago, New Zealand -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

StatementJack Orlowski.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU430.O8 O74
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4478364M
LC Control Number79306205

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