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The aridity coefficient and its application to California.

WЕ‚adisЕ‚aw GorczynМЃski

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Published
**1940**
in [La Jolla?
.

Written in English

- California -- Climate.

**Edition Notes**

Contributions | Scripps Institution of Oceanography. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC984.C2 G6 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | cover-title, 5 ℗ . |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL14179645M |

LC Control Number | 43029471 |

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