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Dictionary of geological terms.

American Geological Institute.

Dictionary of geological terms.

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Published by Dolphin Books in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPrepared under the direction of the American Geological Institute.
    SeriesA Dolphin reference book,, C360
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE5 .A48 1962
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 545 p.
    Number of Pages545
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5845869M
    LC Control Number62004137


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