Changing sea-level along the north coast of Kuwait Bay by Taiba A. Al-Asfour

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Published by Kegan Paul International in association with Kuwait University in London, Boston .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Kuwait,
  • Kuwait Bay.

Subjects:

  • Sea level -- Kuwait -- Kuwait Bay.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementTaiba A. Al-Asfour.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGC89 .A4 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 186 p., [16] p. plates :
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4268281M
ISBN 100710300107
LC Control Number81014314

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