Studies of Sonoran Geology

by Efren Perez-Segura

Publisher: Geological Society of Amer

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Geology,
  • Mexico,
  • Regional Geology,
  • Sonora (State),
  • Science/Mathematics
  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCesar Jacques-Ayala (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8026500M
    ISBN 100813722543
    ISBN 109780813722542

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