2 edition of biological significance of climatic changes in Britain found in the catalog.
biological significance of climatic changes in Britain
Cecil George Johnson
by Published for the Institute of Biology by Academic Press in London
Written in English
|Contributions||Smith, L. P. 1914-, Institute of Biology, Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)|
|LC Classifications||QH543 J6|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||222|
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The Arctic is now a familiar sight to many people who have looked down during flights over intercontinental arctic routes on uninhabited regions and have gained an impression of the vast Britain’s changing climate.
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