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Antarctic meteorology proceedings. by Symposium on Antarctic Meteorology, Melbourne, 1959

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Published by Symposium Publications Division, Pergamon Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Meteorology -- Antarctica -- Congresses,
  • Antarctica -- Climate -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

At head of title: Commonwealth of Australia, Bureau of Meteorology. Includes bibliography.

ContributionsAustralia. Bureau of Meteorology.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 483 p. illus., maps. ;
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20758678M

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