2 edition of Toward a history of geology found in the catalog.
Toward a history of geology
New Hampshire Inter-disciplinary Conference on the History of Geology, Rye Beach, 1967
Sponsored by the History of Science Society, and the Council on Education in the Geological Sciences of the American Geological Institute. Includes bibliography.
|Contributions||Schneer, Cecil J., 1923- ed., History of Science Society, American Geological Institute. Council on Education in the Geological Sciences|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 469 p. illus., maps. ;|
|Number of Pages||469|
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