Sketch of the geology of North America
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Sketch of the geology of North America being the substance of a memoir read before the Ashmolean Society Nov. 26, 1848 by

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Published by Printed by T. Combe ..., for the Ashmolean Society in Oxford .
Written in English


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  • Geology -- Canada

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Statementby Charles Daubeny.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 21750.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 73 p.
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19852823M
ISBN 100665217501

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