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Climates of the Polar Regions

Climates of the Polar Regions

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

    Places:
  • Polar regions
    • Subjects:
    • Polar regions -- Climate.

    • 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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