Rivers and river terraces by G.H Dury

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Published by Macmillan in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Geomorphology.,
  • Rivers.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited by G. H. Dury.
SeriesGeographical readings
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGB406 .D88
The Physical Object
Pagination283 p.
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5732004M
ISBN 100333017005
LC Control Number70533516

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