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Tree rings and telescopes

the scientific career of A.E. Douglass

by George Ernest Webb

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Douglass, A. E. 1867-1962.,
    • Astronomers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Meteorologists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge Ernest Webb.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB36.D68 W43 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3159485M
      ISBN 100816507988
      LC Control Number83001152

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