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On recent contributions to our knowledge of the floor of the north Atlantic ocean.

Murray, John Sir

On recent contributions to our knowledge of the floor of the north Atlantic ocean.

by Murray, John Sir

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Published by The Royal geographical society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deep-sea sounding -- Atlantic Ocean.,
  • Atlantic Ocean.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeake, Robert Edward, [from old catalog] joint author., Royal geographical society, London. [from old catalog]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC491 .M9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p.
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23402859M
    LC Control Number05033898

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