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Published by Geological Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coasts.,
  • Morphotectonics.,
  • Geology, Structural.,
  • Coasts.,
  • Morphotectonics.,
  • Geology, Structural.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Iain S. Stewart and Claudio Vita-Finzi.
    SeriesGeological Society special publication -- no.146.
    ContributionsStewart, Iain., Vita-Finzi, Claudio.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 378 p. :
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17699979M
    ISBN 10186239024X


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