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What is geology?

Frederic Williams Galbraith

What is geology?

by Frederic Williams Galbraith

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesStudies in geology,, v. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE1 .S978 vol. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5827486M
    LC Control Number61015393
    OCLC/WorldCa486999

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Tucson, University of Arizona Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Frederic W Galbraith. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: 36 pages illustrations 23 cm. Series Title: Studies in geology, v.

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