The climates of the United States by Robert DeCourcy Ward

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • United States -- Climate

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Statementby Robert De Courcy Ward.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC983 .W3
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 518 p.
Number of Pages518
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6682456M
LC Control Number25021094
OCLC/WorldCa1297033

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