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Science at high altitudes

proceedings of the national symposium, May 8-11, 1997, Darjeeling

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Published by Allied Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Atmosphere, Upper -- India -- Congresses.

    • About the Edition

      Contributed articles presented at the Symposium on Science at High Altitudes.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementeditors, Sibaji Raha, P.K. Ray, Bikash Sinha.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsRaha, Sibaji, 1954-, Ray, P. K., Sinha, B. C., Symposium on Science at High Altitudes (1997 : Darjeeling, India)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC879.232.I4 S25 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 209 p. :
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL168114M
      ISBN 108170238684
      LC Control Number99945519
      OCLC/WorldCa43657516

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