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Oceanographic history

International Congress on the History of Oceanography (5th 1993 La Jolla, San Diego, Calif.)

Oceanographic history

the Pacific and beyond

by International Congress on the History of Oceanography (5th 1993 La Jolla, San Diego, Calif.)

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oceanography -- Pacific Ocean -- History -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Keith R. Benson and Philip F. Rehbock.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsBenson, Keith Rodney., Rehbock, Philip F., 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC771 .I52 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 556 p. :
    Number of Pages556
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17920088M
    ISBN 10029598239X
    LC Control Number2002016592

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