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StatementJ.H. Christ, convener and chairman.
SeriesTenth Pacific Science Congress series
ContributionsChrist, John Henry, 1896-, Pacific Science Congress (10th : 1961 : Honolulu)
LC ClassificationsS622 .S47
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Pagination57 p.
Number of Pages57
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Open LibraryOL5879294M
LC Control Number63009885

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