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Published by s.n. in [London .
Written in English


  • Rocks -- Scotland.

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Other titlesQuarterly journal of the Geological Society., Strata of the western coast and islands.
Statementby John W. Judd.
ContributionsGeological Society of London.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 660-743, [2] folded leaves of plates (1 col.) :
Number of Pages743
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23331700M

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