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Snow structure and ski fields

Gerald Seligman

Snow structure and ski fields

being an account of snow and ice forms met with in nature, and a study on avalanches and snowcraft

by Gerald Seligman

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Published by MacMillan and Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Snow.,
  • Avalanches.,
  • Skis and skiing.,
  • Alps.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementby G. Seligman ; with an appendix on Alpine weather by C. K. M. Douglas.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 555 p. :
    Number of Pages555
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18989544M

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