The encyclopedia of geochemistry and environmental sciences. by Rhodes Whitmore Fairbridge

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  • Geochemistry -- Dictionaries,
  • Pollution -- Dictionaries

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StatementEdited by Rhodes W. Fairbridge.
SeriesEncyclopedia of earth sciences series,, v. 4A
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LC ClassificationsQE515 .F24
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 1321 p.
Number of Pages1321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5221574M
ISBN 100879331801
LC Control Number75152326

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