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  • Animal navigation -- Congresses.,
  • Animal orientation -- Congresses.,
  • Radar in zoology -- Congresses.

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StatementEdited by Sidney R. Galler [and others]
SeriesNASA SP-262, NASA SP ;, 262.
ContributionsGaller, Sidney Roland, 1920- ed., American Institute of Biological Sciences., Smithsonian Institution., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration., Wallops Station.
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LC ClassificationsQL782 .S9 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 606 p.
Number of Pages606
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4855118M
LC Control Number75611767

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