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People at work in mountain rescue

by Deborah Fox

  • 47 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Dillon Press in Parsippany, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineering -- Search and rescue operations -- Juvenile literature,
  • Mountaineering -- Search and rescue operations,
  • Occupations

  • About the Edition

    Describes the people who work on a mountain rescue team, their training, and their use of dogs and helicopters in search and rescue.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesMountain rescue
    StatementDeborah Fox.
    SeriesPeople at work
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV200.183 .F68 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL349334M
    ISBN 100382420292
    LC Control Number98008579
    OCLC/WorldCa39335859

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