El Niño and La Niña
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El Niño and La Niña tracing the dance of ocean and atmosphere by Roberta Conlan

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Published by National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • El Niño Current.,
  • La Niña Current.

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Other titlesEl Niño and La Niña (Online)
Statement[Roberta Conlan and Robert Service].
ContributionsService, Robert., National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16024992M

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