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Dictionary of geological terms

C. M. Rice

Dictionary of geological terms

(exclusive of stratigraphic formations and paleontologic genera and species.)

by C. M. Rice

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Published by Edwards in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


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Statementby C.M. Rice.
The Physical Object
Pagination465p.
Number of Pages465
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13662167M


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