Gazetteer of Kuwait
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Gazetteer of Kuwait names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names. by

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Published by Defense Mapping Agency in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Kuwait


  • Kuwait -- Gazetteers.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States Board on Geographic Names.
LC ClassificationsDS247.K82 G39 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 69 p. :
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2495266M
LC Control Number87602415

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