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Published by West Midlands Sports Council in Birmingham .
Written in English


  • Canals -- Recreational use -- England -- West Midlands.

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Report from the Water Recreation Committee of their sub-committee, meeting held 5th July, 1968.

StatementWest Midlands Sports Council.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15614824M

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