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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geology -- Dictionaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Previous ed.: New York, N.Y.: Facts on File, 1987; London: Collins, 1990.

Other titlesGeology.
StatementDorothy Farris Lapidus ; consultant editor, Isobel Winstanley.
GenreDictionaries.
ContributionsWinstanley, Isobel., MacDonald, James., Burton, Christopher.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE5 .L28 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination480 p. :
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3461267M
ISBN 100007147686
LC Control Number2005415282
OCLC/WorldCa51316609

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