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Tongan astronomy and calendar

E. E. V. Collocott

Tongan astronomy and calendar

by E. E. V. Collocott

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Published by Bishop museum press in Honolulu, Hawaii .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy, Tongan,
  • Calendar, Tongan

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE. E. V. Collocott.
    SeriesOccasional papers of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop museum of Polynesian ethnology and natural history., vol. VIII--no. 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN670 .B6 vol. viii, no. 4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6657779M
    LC Control Number23015102
    OCLC/WorldCa4739722

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