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Patterns in world climate

climate and man, climatic regions


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Published by Gage in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

  • Climatology.

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    StatementAungus M. Gunn ; cartography by Jean Walsh.
    SeriesGeographic perspectives -- 3
    ContributionsWalsh, Jean., Gunn, Angus M. 1920-
    LC ClassificationsG"126"G85"No.3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20229139M

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