Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, Vol 2, No 1 (2016)

Lunar Extremes, Lunar Cycles and the Minor Standstill

A. Cesar González-García
Issued Date: 1 Jul 2016



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DOI: 10.1558/jsa.v2i1.30035


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