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Eastern Arctic kayaks

John D. Heath

Eastern Arctic kayaks

history, design, technique

by John D. Heath

  • 18 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by University of Alaska Press in Fairbanks, AK .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn D. Heath and E. Arima ; with contributions by John Brand ... [et al.].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVM
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22634482M
ISBN 101889963259

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This book is a wonderful collection of history, technique and lore about the Inuit qajaq found in Greenland and Canad's eastern Arctic. Anyone interested in these boats either as a historian, a builder or a paddler needs a copy on their shelf. The contributors are genuine experts both from the past as well as those involved in the revival of these very special boats/5(10).

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