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Types of anticyclones of the United States and their average movements by Edward H. Bowie and R. Hanson Weightmann. by United States. Weather Bureau.

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Cyclones -- United States.,
  • Anticyclones.,
  • Meteorology -- United States -- Periodicals.

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SeriesMonthly weather review. Supplement / U.S. Department of Agriculture, Weather Bureau -- no. 4, Monthly weather review (United States. Weather Bureau) -- no. 4.
ContributionsBowie, Edward Hall, 1874-1943., Weightman, Richard Hanson, 1882-, Buynitsky, Eleanor, d. 1917.
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22966647M
LC Control Number17000278

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