Lyell The Past Is the Key to the Present (Geological Society Special Publication)

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  • Geology,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • Lyell, Charles,
  • Biography,
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  • 1797-1875

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ContributionsDerek J. Blundell (Editor), Andrew C. Scott (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages376
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Open LibraryOL8633046M
ISBN 101862390185
ISBN 109781862390188

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