Rainfall over Sierra Leone
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Rainfall over Sierra Leone by S. Gregory

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Published by University of Liverpool (Dept. of Geography) in Liverpool .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Sierra Leone,
  • Sierra Leone.

Subjects:

  • Rain and rainfall -- Sierra Leone.,
  • Sierra Leone -- Climate.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 58.

Statement[by] S. Gregory.
SeriesDepartment of Geography, University of Liverpool. Research paper,, no. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC925.6.S5 G7
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p.
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6014839M
LC Control Number66071814
OCLC/WorldCa1899792

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