4 edition of Science at high altitudes found in the catalog.
Contributed articles presented at the Symposium on Science at High Altitudes.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||editors, Sibaji Raha, P.K. Ray, Bikash Sinha.|
|Contributions||Raha, Sibaji, 1954-, Ray, P. K., Sinha, B. C., Symposium on Science at High Altitudes (1997 : Darjeeling, India)|
|LC Classifications||QC879.232.I4 S25 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 209 p. :|
|Number of Pages||209|
|LC Control Number||99945519|
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