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Tsunami glossary

Unesco. Jakarta Office

Tsunami glossary

by Unesco. Jakarta Office

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Published by UNESCO Office Jakarta, Regional Science Bureau for Asia & Pacific in Jakarta, Indonesia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terminology,
  • Tsunami s

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRangkuman istilah tsunami
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC221.8 .T77 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36, 36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25064626M
    LC Control Number2009331634

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