Growth of ice on Lake Michigan
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Published by University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


  • Ice on rivers, lakes

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn A. Heap, Vincent E. Noble
SeriesSpecial report / Great Lakes Research Division -- no. 26, Special report of the Great Lakes Research Division, University of Michigan -- no. 26.
ContributionsNoble, Vincent E., University of Michigan. Great Lakes Research Division
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25529270M

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