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An introduction to the historical geology of South Africa

J. F. Truswell

An introduction to the historical geology of South Africa

by J. F. Truswell

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Published by Purnell in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statement[by] J. F. Truswell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE325 .T77
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 167 p.
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4059638M
      ISBN 100360001041
      LC Control Number79527593
      OCLC/WorldCa117960

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