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Published by Meteorological Office [printed by Neill & co., ltd., Edinburgh] in London .
Written in English


  • Atmosphere, Upper.

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Meteorological office [Official pub.] 220c.

Statementby W. H. Dines. Published by the authority of the Meteorological committee.
SeriesMeteorological Office. Geophysical memoirs ; no. 13 (vol. 1, no. 13)
LC ClassificationsQC801 .G7 no. 13
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [47]-76 :
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6636927M
LC Control Number21015290

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