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The geology of Britain

an introduction

by Peter Toghill

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Published by Swan Hill Press in Shrewsbury, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 188) and index.

      StatementPeter Toghill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE261 .T64 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6822235M
      ISBN 101853108901
      LC Control Number00302909


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