The rotation of the earth
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The rotation of the earth a geophysical discussion by Walter H. Munk

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, Eng, New York .
Written in English


  • Earth -- Rotation

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Statementby Walter H. Munk and Gordon J.F. MacDonald.
SeriesCambridge monographs on mechanics and applied mathematics
ContributionsMacDonald, Gordon J. 1929-
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 323 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13538752M

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