Seismic sea exploration, Pacific program quarterly progress report no. 2 : April-June 1957. by Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

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Published by University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography in [La Jolla, Calif.] .

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  • Seismic refraction method.,
  • Oceanographic research stations -- Pacific Ocean.,
  • International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958 -- Pacific Ocean.

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SeriesSIO reference -- 57-31., SIO reference -- no. 57-31.
ContributionsNational Science Foundation (U.S.)
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