3 edition of Physical oceanography in the Marshall Islands area found in the catalog.
Physical oceanography in the Marshall Islands area
Includes bibliographical references (p. 684).
|Statement||[by Han-Lee Mao and Kozo Yoshida].|
|Series||Geological Survey professional paper -- 260-R, Bikini and nearby atolls, Marshall Islands|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 645-684 p. :|
|Number of Pages||684|
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