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A practical method for determining ocean currents

by Edward Hanson Smith

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Published by United States Coast Guard in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean currents.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward H. Smith.
    SeriesCoast Guard bulletin -- no. 14, Bulletin (United States. Coast Guard) -- no. 14.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24131883M
    OCLC/WorldCa28058956

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