Changing name of Mount Rainier
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Changing name of Mount Rainier hearings before the Committee on Public Lands, House of Representatives, sixty-eighth Congress, second session on S. J. res. 64 : a joint resolution to change the name of "Mount Rainier" to "Mount Tacoma" and for other purposes, January 9, 1925. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands

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Published by G. P. O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Rainier, Mount (Wash.)

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Edition Notes

ContributionsMcWhorter Collection., Pacific Northwest History Collection.
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 107 p. ;
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17450926M

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