Physical Geology Today by Damian Nance

Cover of: Physical Geology Today | Damian Nance

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Company .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Geology & the lithosphere,
  • Physical Geology,
  • Science,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages600
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10474383M
ISBN 100534378668
ISBN 109780534378660
OCLC/WorldCa144529386

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