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Physical oceanography in the Marshall Islands area

Han-Lee Mao

Physical oceanography in the Marshall Islands area

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oceanography -- Marshall Islands.,
  • Ocean circulation -- Marshall Islands.,
  • Ocean currents -- Marshall Islands.,
  • Ocean temperature -- Marshall Islands.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 684).

    Statement[by Han-Lee Mao and Kozo Yoshida].
    SeriesGeological Survey professional paper -- 260-R, Bikini and nearby atolls, Marshall Islands
    ContributionsYoshida, Kōzō.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 645-684 p. :
    Number of Pages684
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22940316M

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