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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration; for sale by the Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va. in [Washington] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Seismology.,
  • Sonic boom.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Tom T. Goforth and John A. McDonald.
SeriesNASA CR-1137, NASA contractor report ;, NASA CR-1137.
ContributionsMcDonald, John A. 1931- joint author., Teledyne, inc., Langley Research Center.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL521.3.C6 A3 no. 1137
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 117 p.
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5638872M
LC Control Number68067238

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