The River Volga and its life
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Published by W. Junk in The Hague, Boston .
Written in English



  • Volga River (Russia),
  • Russia (Federation),
  • Volga River.


  • Stream ecology -- Russia (Federation) -- Volga River.,
  • Volga River (Russia)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by Ph. D. Mordukhai-Boltovskoi.
SeriesMonographiae biologicae ;, v. 33
ContributionsMordukhaĭ-Boltovskoĭ, F. D.
LC ClassificationsQP1 .P37 vol. 33, QH161 .P37 vol. 33
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 473 p. :
Number of Pages473
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4489347M
ISBN 109061930847
LC Control Number79318874

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