2 edition of Pioneers of geology found in the catalog.
Pioneers of geology
D. A. Robson
|Statement||by Douglas A. Robson.|
|Series||Special publication / Natural History Society of Northumbria, Special publication (Natural History Society of Northumbria)|
|LC Classifications||QE21 .R58 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||73 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||73|
|LC Control Number||87162659|
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