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Sketch of the geology of North America

Daubeny, Charles

Sketch of the geology of North America

being the substance of a memoir read before the Ashmolean Society, Nov. 26, 1848

by Daubeny, Charles

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Published by Printed by T. Combe for the Ashmolean Society in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- United States,
  • Geology -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Daubeny
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 18661
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxviii, 73 p.
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15467647M
    ISBN 100665217501

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