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Descriptive physical oceanography

George L. Pickard

Descriptive physical oceanography

an introduction

by George L. Pickard

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Published by Butterworth Heinemann in Oxford, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oceanography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George L. Pickard and William J. Emery.
    ContributionsEmery, William J.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 320 p., [5] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15517224M
    ISBN 10075062759X
    OCLC/WorldCa35284317


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