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Geology and the new global tectonics an introduction to physical and historical geology by J. Robert Janes

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Published by Macmillan of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geology

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementJ. Robert Janes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE28 .J36
The Physical Object
Pagination468 p. :
Number of Pages468
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4592863M
ISBN 100770514146
LC Control Number77355175

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