Voyage to the whales

by Hal Whitehead

Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub. Co. in Post Mills, Vt

Written in English
Published: Pages: 195 Downloads: 88
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Places:

  • Indian Ocean.

Subjects:

  • Sperm whale -- Indian Ocean.,
  • Whales -- Indian Ocean.,
  • Scientific expeditions -- Indian Ocean.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-195).

StatementHal Whitehead.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.C435 W47 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 195 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2197600M
ISBN 100930031253
LC Control Number89017330

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