Earth, moon, and planets. by Fred L. Whipple

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .

Written in English

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  • Planets,
  • Moon,
  • Earth

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [284]-285.

Book details

SeriesHarvard books on astronomy
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 297 p. illus., ports. ;
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20741108M

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