The Avalon peninsula of Newfoundland
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The Avalon peninsula of Newfoundland an ethno-linguistic study by E. R. Seary

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Published by [Queen"s Printer] in Ottawa .
Written in English



  • Newfoundland and Labrador,
  • Avalon Peninsula.


  • Ethnology -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula.,
  • Linguistics -- Research -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula.

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Statementby E. R. Seary, G. M. Story and W. J. Kirwin.
SeriesNational Museum of Canada. Bulletin, no. 219., Anthropological series, no. 81, Bulletin (National Museum of Canada) ;, no. 219., Bulletin (National Museum of Canada)., no. 81.
ContributionsStory, G. M. 1927- joint author., Kirwin, W. J., joint author.
LC ClassificationsQH1 .C13 no. 81
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 115 p.
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5380969M
LC Control Number72415292

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