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Life in the altitudes an illustrated history of Colorado Springs by Nancy E. Loe

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Published by Windsor Publications in Woodland Hills, Calif .
Written in English



  • Colorado Springs (Colo.)


  • Colorado Springs (Colo.) -- History.,
  • Colorado Springs (Colo.) -- Description and travel.

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Edition Notes

StatementNancy E. Loe.
LC ClassificationsF784.C7 L63 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3507981M
ISBN 100897810511
LC Control Number82050193

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