2 edition of Climatology and oceanography of operational areas of the western Pacific found in the catalog.
Climatology and oceanography of operational areas of the western Pacific
United States. Navy. Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas.
|Statement||United States Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas.|
|Series||CINCPAC-CINCPOA bulletin ;, no. 4-45|
|LC Classifications||DS503 .U55 no. 4-45|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. (v, 111, xx, 150 p.) :|
|Number of Pages||150|
|LC Control Number||47022309|
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The Western Pacific Region covers a wide mix of countries in the Pacific, Oceania and parts of Asia. With a population of more than billion people, the region stretches over a vast area, from China and Mongolia in the north, to New Zealand in the south.
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