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Land of rocks and lochs

Land of rocks and lochs

a guide to Assynt and Lochinver

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Published by Galatea in Kylesku, by Lairg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Assynt (Scotland) -- Description and travel.,
  • Assynt (Scotland) -- Guidebooks.,
  • Lochinver (Scotland) -- Description and travel.,
  • Lochinver (Scotland) -- Guidebooks.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe inside guide to Assynt and Lochinver.
    Statementeditedby Nick Kerr.
    ContributionsKerr, Nick.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(vii), 54 p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15215441M
    ISBN 101898151008
    OCLC/WorldCa29222305

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