History of geology

by Horace B. Woodward

Publisher: G.P. Putnam"s sons in New York, London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 204 Downloads: 252
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  • Geology -- History.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 189-192.

Statementby Horace B. Woodward ...
SeriesA history of the sciences
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE11 .W7
The Physical Object
Paginationviii p., 1 l., 204 p.
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL251406M
LC Control Numbergs 12000638

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