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North Atlantic tropical cyclones tracks and frequencies of hurricanes and tropical storms, 1886-1958 by George W. Cry

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Cyclones.

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Bibliography: p. 19-20.

Statement[by] George W. Cry, William H. Haggard, and Hugh S. White.
LC ClassificationsQC851 .U53 no. 36
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 214 p.
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5814329M
LC Control Number60060288

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