Preliminary report on effects of Una-Una earthquake on April 29, 1960.
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Preliminary report on effects of Una-Una earthquake on April 29, 1960.

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Published by Meteorological and Geophysical Institute in Djakarta .
Written in English



  • Indonesia,
  • Unauna Island.


  • Earthquakes -- Indonesia -- Unauna Island

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English and Indonesian.

LC ClassificationsQE537.2.I5 I35 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4873642M
LC Control Number75986084

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