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Florida place names

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Published by Pineapple Press in Sarasota, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida,
  • Florida.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Florida.,
    • Florida -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Allen Morris ; Joan Perry Morris, photo editor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF309 .M673 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 291 p. :
      Number of Pages291
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1269189M
      ISBN 101561640840
      LC Control Number95000294


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