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Practical hints in regard to West Indian hurricanes

P. Benito Vines

Practical hints in regard to West Indian hurricanes

by P. Benito Vines

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Published by Govt. Prtg. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the Spanish by George L. Dyer.
SeriesH.O. Pub -- no. 77
ContributionsUnited States. Hydrographic Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19401604M

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