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pioneers in South African geology and their work.

A. W. Rogers

pioneers in South African geology and their work.

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Published by The Geological Society of South Africa in [Johannesburg] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- South Africa.,
    • Geologists.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy A.W. Rogers.
      SeriesTransactions of the Geological Society of South Africa. Annexure to, vol. XXXIX
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE21 .R6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., 139 p.
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6364637M
      LC Control Number38001706
      OCLC/WorldCa15199541

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