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story of the great geologists

by Carroll Lane Fenton

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geologists,
  • Geology -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 287-294.

    Statement[by] Carroll Lane Fenton and Mildred Adams Fenton.
    SeriesEssay index reprint series
    ContributionsFenton, Mildred Adams, 1899- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE21 .F4 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 301 p.
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5436038M
    ISBN 10083691130X
    LC Control Number73084306

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