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age of the earth

Arthur Holmes

age of the earth

an introduction to geological ideas

by Arthur Holmes

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Published by Ernest Benn in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published March 1927.

Statementby Arthur Holmes.
SeriesBenn"s sixpenny library -- no.102
The Physical Object
Pagination80p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18676678M


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