TITLE

Amazon Mapmakers

PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;4/25/2003, Vol. 59 Issue 23, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on members of the Amazon Indian tribes who helped in creating a map of the Amazon rainforest.
ACCESSION #
9629573

 

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