Antarctic marine geology

by Anderson, John B.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in New York

Written in English
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Places:

  • Antarctica.

Subjects:

  • Geology -- Antarctica.,
  • Submarine geology.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-286) and index.

StatementJohn B. Anderson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE350 .A49 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 289 p. :
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL375350M
ISBN 100521593174
LC Control Number98037219

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