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Arctic environment and resources

John Sater

Arctic environment and resources

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Published by Arctic Institute of North America in Washington D.C .
Written in English

  • Géographie physique -- Arctique,
  • Ressources naturelles -- Arctique

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    StatementJohn E. Sater, A.G. Ronhovde and L.C. Van Allen.
    ContributionsRonhovde, A.G., Van Allen, L.C.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 p. ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22189434M

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