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Man"s responsibility for droughts in the Great Plains

presented by J.B. Kincer before a meeting of the American Meteorological Society at Pittsburgh, Pa., Dec. 29, 1934

by United States. Weather Bureau

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsKincer, J. B. (Joseph Burton), 1874-1954, American Meteorological Society
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26436426M
OCLC/WorldCa596150688


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