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Where are the Galapagos Islands?

Megan Stine

Where are the Galapagos Islands?

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Written in English

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  • Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Introduces the Galapagos Islands, a chain of volcanic islands located in the Pacific Ocean, and the strange and unique animals that live there.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (page 108).

    Statementby Megan Stine ; illustrated by John Hinderliter
    SeriesWhere is?, Where is (Grosset & Dunlap)
    ContributionsHinderliter, John, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF3741.G2 S69 2017b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 pages
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27234282M
    ISBN 109780451533876
    LC Control Number2017019781


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