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Published by [Colorado Scientific Society] in Denver .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geology -- Dictionaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. vi-xii.

Statementby William Lee Stokes and David J. Varnes.
SeriesColorado Scientific Society. Proceedings,, v. 16, Proceedings of the Colorado Scientific Society ;, v. 16.
ContributionsVarnes, David J. 1919- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE5 .S8
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 165 p.
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL212119M
LC Control Numbera 57002059

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