Oceanographic instrumentation

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United Kingdom Scientific Mission , Washington D.C
Statementby H.K. Bourne.
SeriesReports from the U.K. Scientific Mission (North America) -- no.67/27
ContributionsGreat Britain. Scientific Mission (North America)
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