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Published by Royal Society in London .
Written in English


  • Antarctica -- Research.

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Includes bibliographies.

Statementorganized by Sir Vivian Fuchs, and R. M. Laws ; held on 19 and 20 May 1976.
ContributionsFuchs, Vivian, Sir., Laws, R. M., Royal Society (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 288 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14546605M
ISBN 100854030913

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