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Saharan depressions

Apostolos S. Karoulias

Saharan depressions

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Published by [Meteorological Institute of the University of Thessaloniki] in Thessaloniki .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sahara.
    • Subjects:
    • Lows (Meteorology) -- Sahara.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Apostolos S. Karoulias.
      SeriesMeteōrologika ;, 57
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC989.G97 M48 no. 57, QC880.4.L68 M48 no. 57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination101 p. :
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4302092M
      LC Control Number78340913


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