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Published by Florida Water Resources Research Center, University of Florida in [Gainesville .
Written in English



  • Cedar Key (Fla.),
  • Florida,
  • Cedar Key.


  • Tides -- Florida -- Cedar Key.,
  • Winds -- Florida -- Cedar Key.,
  • Cedar Key (Fla.) -- Climate.

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Edition Notes

Statementby D. H. Moreau.
SeriesFlorida Water Resources Research Center. Publication no. 7, Publication (University of Florida. Water Resources Research Center) ;, no. 7.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Water Resources Research.
LC ClassificationsGC321 .M67
The Physical Object
Pagination11 l.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4859245M
LC Control Number75630308

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