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Published by American Meteorological Society in [Boston .
Written in English


  • Climatic changes -- Congresses,
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StatementEdited by J. Murray Mitchell, Jr
SeriesInternational Association for Quaternary Research. Proceedings of the VII Congress -- v. 16, American Meteorological Society. Meteorological monographs -- v. 8, no. 30, Meteorological monographs (American Meteorological Society) -- v. 8, no. 30
ContributionsMitchell, J. Murray 1928-, American Meteorological Society
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 159 p.
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14633223M

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