Geology and the environment in Western Europe
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Geology and the environment in Western Europe a coordinated statement

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English



  • Europe.


  • Environmental geology -- Europe,
  • Geology -- Europe,
  • Natural resources -- Europe

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby the Western European geological surveys ; edited by G. Innes Lumsden and the editorial board of the directors of the Western European geological surveys.
ContributionsLumsden, G. Innes
LC ClassificationsQE38 .G46 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 325 p. :
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1548754M
ISBN 100198542968
LC Control Number91028274

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