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Contemporary geodesy

Conference on Contemporary Geodesy (1958 Cambridge)

Contemporary geodesy

proceedings of a conference held at the Harvard College Observatory-Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, December 1-2, 1958.

by Conference on Contemporary Geodesy (1958 Cambridge)

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Published by National Research Council in [Washington] American Geophysical Union of the National Academy of Sciences .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geodesy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Charles A. Whitten and Kenneth H. Drummond.
    SeriesGeophysical monograph no. 4, Geophysical monograph -- 4.
    ContributionsWhitten, C. A., Drummond, Kenneth H.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 95 p.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14126107M


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