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Published by Elsevier Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Polar regions

Subjects:

  • Polar regions -- Climate.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 324-330.

Statementedited by S. Orvig.
SeriesWorld survey of climatology,, v. 14
ContributionsOrvig, Svenn, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC980.15 .W67 vol. 14
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 370 p.
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5217852M
ISBN 100444408282
LC Control Number75103355

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