2 edition of geology of the Central Islands found in the catalog.
geology of the Central Islands
A. J. Warden
Bibliography: p. 104-105.
|Statement||by A. J. Warden, including sections by A. H. G. Mitchell [and others.|
|Series||New Hebrides Condominium, Geological Survey. Report, no. 5|
|LC Classifications||QE349.N43 A35 no. 5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 107 p.|
|Number of Pages||107|
|LC Control Number||72185714|
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