4 edition of Fifty years of oceanography in the Department of Mineralogy, British Museum found in the catalog.
Fifty years of oceanography in the Department of Mineralogy, British Museum
D. R. C. Kempe
|Statement||D.R.C. Kempe & H.A. Buckley.|
|Series||Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) -- v. 15, no. 2|
|Contributions||Buckley, H. A.|
|LC Classifications||QH15 .B73 v.15 no.2, QH70G72 L664 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||p. 59-97 :|
|Number of Pages||97|
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