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Published by Bolt Beranek & Newman, Inc. in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Humpback whale.,
  • Glacier Bay (Alaska)

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Edition Notes

StatementP.R. Miles, C.I. Malme ; prepared for NOAA-National Marine Fisheries Service, Marine Mammal Laboratory.
SeriesTechnical memorandum / Bolt Beranek & Newman Inc -- no. 734., Technical memorandum (Bolt, Beranek, and Newman, inc.) -- no. 734.
ContributionsMalme, C. I., United States. Marine Mammal Laboratory., Bolt, Beranek, and Newman, inc.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 74, 7 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17672152M

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