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The earth"s problem climates

Glenn Thomas Trewartha

The earth"s problem climates

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, WI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGlenn T. Trewartha.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC"981"T648
    The Physical Object
    Pagination334 p. :
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19677151M
    ISBN 100299022706
    LC Control Number60011445


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