Minnesota"s rocks and waters
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Minnesota"s rocks and waters a geological story by George M. Schwartz

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English


  • Geology -- Minnesota

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Statementby George M. Schwartz and George A. Thiel ; with the assistance of Peggy Harding Love.
SeriesBulletin / University of Minnesota, Minnesota Geological Survey -- 37, Bulletin (Minnesota Geological Survey) -- 37
ContributionsThiel, George A. 1892-
LC ClassificationsQE127 S35 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination366 p. :
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16708045M

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