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Geological conservation in Britain

Geological conservation in Britain

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Published by Geological Society in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Great Britain -- Congresses.,
    • Conservation of natural resources -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by R.G. Clements, on behalf of the Conservation Committee of the Geological Society.
      SeriesMiscellaneous paper ;, no. 16, Miscellaneous paper (Geological Society of London) ;, no. 16.
      ContributionsClements, R. G., Geological Society of London. Conservation Committee., Nature Conservancy Council (Great Britain)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE261 .G44 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination79 p. :
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2779061M
      LC Control Number86142911


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