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A history of geology

by Gabriel Gohau

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunwick .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gabriel Gohau ; revised and translated by Albert V. Carozzi and Marguerite Carozzi.
    ContributionsCarozzi, Albert V., Carozzi, Marguerite, 1925-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE11 .G64 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1886597M
    ISBN 10081351665X, 0813516668
    LC Control Number90047755

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    History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania: From the Discovery of the Territory Included Within Its Limit to the Present Time, with a Notice of the Geology of the County, and Catalogues of Its Minerals, Plants, Quadrupeds, and Birds, Written Under the Direction and Appointment of the Delaware County Institute of Science. This book is the second edition of NASASP, first printed in It has been updated to take into account planetary missions that have flown throughout the solar system since the first edition. Both editions are out-growths of various short courses in Planetary Geology that have been held.


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