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Published by Gordon and Breach, Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronautics in meteorology.,
  • Ionospheric radio wave propagation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] Michael A. Kasha.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC879.5 .K3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5069483M
LC Control Number74078015

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