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Shallow-water sedimentation as illustrated in the Upper Devonian Baggy Beds. by Roland Goldring

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Published by Geological Society of London in London .
Written in English


  • Sedimentation and deposition.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Devonian.

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Includes bibliography.

SeriesGeological Society of London. Memoir -- 5., Memoir (Geological Society of London) -- no. 5.
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16143560M

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