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3 edition of List of collecting stations. found in the catalog.

List of collecting stations.

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Published by British Museum in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation,
  • Scientific expeditions -- Antarctica

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Sidney F. Harmer and D. G. Lillie.
    SeriesNatural history report, Zoology -- v. 2, no. 1
    ContributionsLillie, D. G.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23313229M
    OCLC/WorldCa18595380

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