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6 edition of Oceanography found in the catalog.

Oceanography

Peter K. Weyl

Oceanography

an introduction to the marine environment

by Peter K. Weyl

  • 372 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Wiley in New York, Chichester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oceanography.

  • Edition Notes

    bibl p515-517.

    Statementby Peter K.Weyl.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC11
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix,535p. :
    Number of Pages535
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22437075M
    ISBN 100471937444
    OCLC/WorldCa54536

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