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Arctic Ocean issues in the 1980"s

Arctic Ocean issues in the 1980"s

proceedings, workshop June 10-12, 1981, Mackinac Island, Michigan

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Published by Law of the Sea Institute, University of Hawaii in Honolulu .
Written in English

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  • Arctic Ocean -- Congresses

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Douglas M. Johnston ; Law of the Sea Institute, University of Hawaii and Dalhousie Ocean Studies Programme, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    ContributionsJohnston, Douglas M., Dalhousie Ocean Studies Programme., University of Hawaii (Honolulu). Law of the Sea Institute
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    LC ClassificationsGC401 A7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p. :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18741462M


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