|Contributions||Garnsey, Morris E, 1906-,, Hibbs, James Russell, 1907-,, Colorado. University, United States Environmental Science Services Administration|
|LC Classifications||H61 C59 1967|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||249|
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