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Cycles and geochronology. by Henry Paul Hansen

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Published by The Academy in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Pleistocene.,
  • Paleoclimatology.,
  • Geological time.

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Edition Notes

SeriesOccasional papers of the California Academy of Sciences,, no. 31, Occasional papers of the California Academy of Sciences ;, no. 31.
LC ClassificationsQ11 .C18 no. 31
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5845383M
LC Control Number62003302

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