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Glaciers clues to future climate? by Williams, Richard S. Jr

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Glaciers,
  • Glacial climates,
  • Climatic changes

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesClues to future climate?
Statementby Richard S. Williams, Jr
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14913691M

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