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Ranching in southern Alberta. by Fred William Gershaw

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Published by Modern Press in [Medicine Hat .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ranching,
  • Alberta -- Economic conditions

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Pagination24 p. illus.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15112383M

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