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Continental drift a symposium ... held in the Geology Department of the University of Tasmania, in March, 1956. by Symposium on the Present Status of the Continental Drift Hypothesis (1956 Hobart)

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Published by Geology Dept., University of Tasmania in Hobart .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementConvener: S. Warren Carey.
ContributionsCarey, S. Warren, University of Tasmania. Geology Dept.
LC ClassificationsQE501 .S9 1956
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 375 p.
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5959277M
LC Control Number65042130

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