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rotation of the earth

Walter Heinrich Munk

rotation of the earth

a geophysical discussion

by Walter Heinrich Munk

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Published by Cambridge U.P in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Walter H. Munkand Gordon J.F. Macdonald.
SeriesCambridge monographs on mechanics and applied mathematics
ContributionsMacdonald, Gordon James Fraser.
The Physical Object
Pagination323p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19281234M


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