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The reduction of air-pressure to sea-level, at elevated stations west of the Mississippi river.

Henry Allen Hazen

The reduction of air-pressure to sea-level, at elevated stations west of the Mississippi river.

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Published by Office of the chief signal officer in Washington .
Written in English

  • Atmospheric pressure.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: United States of America: War dept. ...

    StatementBy Henry A. Hazen, A. M.
    SeriesU. S. [Army. Signal corps] Professional papers,, no. 6
    LC ClassificationsQC851 .U4 no. 6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6952964M
    LC Control Number05008112

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