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Earthquakes an introduction to observational seismology. by William Mansfield Adams

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Published by Heath in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Earthquakes.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 115-118.

SeriesScience resource series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE534 .A33
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 122 p.
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5904795M
LC Control Number64003064

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