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Published by West Pub. Co. in St. Paul .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oceanography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPaul R. Pinet.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGC11.2 .P56 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 571 p. :
Number of Pages571
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1535877M
ISBN 100314770089
LC Control Number91013887

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