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Effects of climatic change upon Pacific coastal (Ecuador) archaeological occupations

Akkaraju Sarma

Effects of climatic change upon Pacific coastal (Ecuador) archaeological occupations

by Akkaraju Sarma

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Published by University of Northern Colorado, Museum of Anthropology in Greeley, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- Ecuador -- Santa Elena Peninsula.,
  • Indians of South America -- Ecuador -- Santa Elena Peninsula.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementby Akkaraju V.N. Sarma and Barry Bogin.
    SeriesMuseum of Anthropology miscellaneous series -- no. 66.
    ContributionsBogin, Barry.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[33] leaves :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16623231M

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OCLC Number: Description: 33 unnumbered leaves: map ; 28 cm. Contents: Holocene displacements of the Humboldt current reflected in the palaeoecology of coastal Ecuador / by A.V.N.

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