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Published by Saunders College Pub. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oceanography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJ. Michael McCormick, John V. Thiruvathukal.
ContributionsThiruvathukal, John V.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGC16 .M32 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 448 p., [9] p. of plates :
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4119380M
ISBN 10003057806X
LC Control Number80053920

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