Theophrastus contributions to advanced studies in geology. edited by Jennifer L. Bowman

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Published by Theophrastus Publications S.A. in Athens .

Written in English

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ContributionsBowman, J.L.
LC ClassificationsQE 1 T393 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination268 p.
Number of Pages268
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Open LibraryOL22041168M
ISBN 109607457102

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