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Published by Geological Society, AAPG Bookstore [distributor] in London, Tulsa, OK .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Submarine geology.,
  • Continental margins.,
  • Sedimentation and deposition.,
  • Mass-wasting.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by M.S. Stoker, D. Evans, and A. Cramp.
SeriesGeological Society special publication ;, no. 129
ContributionsStoker, M. S., Evans, D. 1949-, Cramp, A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE39 .G396 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination355 p. :
Number of Pages355
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL92175M
ISBN 101897799977
LC Control Number99202490
OCLC/WorldCa39493682

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