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Exploration of the seas

interim report

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Published by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Oceanography -- Research -- United States.,
    • Oceanography -- Research -- International cooperation.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 21)

      StatementCommittee on Exploration of the Seas, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies.
      ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Ocean Studies Board. Committee on Exploration of the Seas.
      LC ClassificationsGC58 .E95 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 37 p. :
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3706990M
      ISBN 100309086310
      LC Control Number2003277941

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