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Geology illustrated

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Published by W. H. Freeman in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 425.

    Statement[by] John S. Shelton. Drawings by Hal Shelton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE26 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 434 p.
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5986427M
    LC Control Number66016380


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