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ISBN : 0545381347
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ISBN : 161168384X
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ISBN : 1785785680
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Earth's Climate Evolution

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ISBN : 1118897374
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Science in the Contemporary World

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ISBN : 1851095241
Pages : 382 pages
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Our Ice Is Vanishing / Sikuvut Nunguliqtuq

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ISBN : 0773596119
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Paleoclimatology

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ISBN : 1119591473
Pages : 560 pages
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Changing Climates, Earth Systems and Society

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ISBN : 9048187168
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ISBN : 1438929749
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ISBN : 1400881285
Pages : 464 pages
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ISBN : 9780198742265
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Applied Evolutionary Anthropology

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ISBN : 1493902806
Pages : 299 pages
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Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa

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ISBN : 1000403009
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Climate and Cultural Change in Prehistoric Europe and the Near East

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ISBN : 1438461836
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ISBN : 113627250X
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ISBN : 1473971772
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