Madagascar, Réunion, and the Comoro Islands
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Madagascar, Réunion, and the Comoro Islands official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names by United States Office of Geography

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Madagascar -- Gazetteers.,
  • Comoros -- Gazetteers.,
  • Réunion -- Gazetteers.

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared in the Office of Geography, Department of the Interior.
SeriesGazetteer -- no. 2, Gazetteer (United States Board on Geographic Names) -- no. 2
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Geography.
LC ClassificationsDT469 M24 U5
The Physical Object
Pagination498 p. ;
Number of Pages498
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14272010M

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Birdquest’s Remote Madagascar birding tours explore an endemic-rich island that is a key birding tour destination. During our travels through Madagascar we will be birding in some remote northern parts of the island as we concentrate on a number of rarely-seen specialities, including the critically endangered Madagascar Pochard, Sakalava Rail and Red Owl. Piken fra Madagaskar by Frid Ingulstad — not in English Common Knowledge: Plant collectors in Madagascar and the Comoro Islands: a biographical and bibliographical guide to individuals and grou by Laurence J. Dorr — not in English Common Knowledge. Antique Prints of the Comoro Islands, Madagascar, Mauritius, La Reunion and the Seychelles. Antique prints may show natural signs of age. Special faults are mentioned below. Ordering and Payment. Lieferbedingungen. Sale! Discount! 40% Discount on All Prints with a MADAGASCAR number on this page! Madagascar and the Comoro Islands. The idea of the book came about when the author took up a post as the first western botanist permanently based in Madagascar after its years of seclusion in the s. It was inspired by the work of Hepper & Neate on the Plant Collectors of West Africa. Dorr's work has been compiled almost from scratch. Although.