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The geologic formations of California

James Perrin Smith

The geologic formations of California

with reconnaissance geologic map

by James Perrin Smith

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Published by California state printing office in [Sacramento, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Perrin Smith.
    SeriesBulletin (California State Mining Bureau) -- 72.
    ContributionsHamilton, Fletcher McNutt, 1882-, California State Mining Bureau.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN24.C2 A3 no. 72
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. ;
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22951688M

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