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The aridity coefficient and its application to California.

WЕ‚adisЕ‚aw GorczynМЃski

The aridity coefficient and its application to California.

by WЕ‚adisЕ‚aw GorczynМЃski

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Published in [La Jolla? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • California -- Climate.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsScripps Institution of Oceanography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC984.C2 G6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationcover-title, 5 ℗ .
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14179645M
    LC Control Number43029471

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