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geomorphogeny of the coast of northern California

Andrew C. Lawson

geomorphogeny of the coast of northern California

by Andrew C. Lawson

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Published by The University in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- California,
  • Geomorphology

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Andrew C. Lawson.
    SeriesUniversity of California. Bulletin of the Department of Geology. v. 1, no. 8, University of California publications in geological sciences -- v. 1, no. 8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [241]-271.
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15095834M
    LC Control Number12000563
    OCLC/WorldCa4783119

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