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Models of geologic processes

Models of geologic processes

an introduction to mathematical geology

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Published by American Geological Institute in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementconvenor, Peter Fenner.
SeriesAGI/CEGS short course lecture notes, 7-9 Nov. 1969
ContributionsFenner, Peter, 1937-, American Geological Institute.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21114497M

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