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James Hutton founder of modern geology by Jean Jones

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Published by Scotland"s Cultural Heritage in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Jean Jones.
SeriesScottish men of science
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 85/4714 (Q)
The Physical Object
Pagination[23] p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2676086M
ISBN 100907692567
LC Control Number85841320

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