Soils and Quaternary geology of the southwestern United States
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Published by Geological Society of America in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English



  • Southwestern States


  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary -- Congresses.,
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Edition Notes

Statementedited by David L. Weide ; associate technical editor, Marianne L. Faber.
SeriesSpecial paper / Geological Society of America ;, 203, Special papers (Geological Society of America) ;, no. 203.
ContributionsWeide, David L., Faber, Marianne L., Geological Society of America. Cordilleran Section.
LC ClassificationsQE696 .S578 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 150 p. :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3029463M
ISBN 100813722039
LC Control Number85010001

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