by Directorate of Naval Oceanography and Meteorology. .
Written in English
|Statement||prepared by T.A. Marshall. Vol.1.|
|Series||DNOM memo no 1/82|
|Contributions||Great Britain. Ministry of Defence. Directorate of Naval Oceanography and Meteorology.|
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