By E. Schumann, E. Schumann
Mendacity alongside the japanese seaboard of South Africa, the province of Natal has many very important institutions with the sea. there's a significant wealth of knowledge on hand, provided via experts from academia and state-funded examine businesses. hence, this quantity offers the reader with a huge and thorough evaluate of the oceanography of this crucial area of the Southern African beach. This quantity may be of curiosity to a large viewers of oceanographers, marine geologists, and geographers
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