A history of the exploitation of the Ross Sea, Antarctica

@article{Ainley2009AHO,
  title={A history of the exploitation of the Ross Sea, Antarctica},
  author={David G. Ainley},
  journal={Polar Record},
  year={2009},
  volume={46},
  pages={233 - 243}
}
  • D. Ainley
  • Published 2 September 2009
  • Environmental Science
  • Polar Record
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