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Published in University, Va .
Written in English



  • Virginia.


  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Eocene.,
  • Geology -- Virginia.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Benjamin Gildersleeve.
SeriesVirginia. Geological survey. Bulletin 57
LC ClassificationsQE173 .A2 no. 57
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 43 p.
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL254114M
LC Control Numbergs 43000055

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