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Antarctic Region

International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences (7th 1995 Siena, Italy)

Antarctic Region

geological evolution and processes : proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences, Siena, 1995

by International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences (7th 1995 Siena, Italy)

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Published by Terra Antartica in Siena .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Antarctica -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementeditor, Carlo Alberto Ricci.
      ContributionsRicci, Carlo Alberto.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE350 .I54 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 1206 p. :
      Number of Pages1206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL497755M
      ISBN 108890022108
      LC Control Number98232279


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