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Published by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Division of Technical Information in Oak Ridge, Tenn.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nuclear merchant ships.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by Warren H. Donnelly.
SeriesUnderstanding the atom
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVM317 .D6 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6008415M
LC Control Number66061320
OCLC/WorldCa675054

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