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Survival in the ice and snow

Jane Glover

Survival in the ice and snow

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Published by Brimax .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoology -- Polar regions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jane and David Glover.
    ContributionsGlover, David., Watson, Brian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL104
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37p.
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18845701M
    ISBN 100861125975
    OCLC/WorldCa21972396


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