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Published by Chapman & Hall in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Planetology -- Encyclopedias,
  • Planets -- Encyclopedias,
  • Astrophysics -- Encyclopedias

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by James H. Shirley and Rhodes W. Fairbridge.
GenreEncyclopedias.
SeriesEncyclopedia of earth sciences series, Encyclopedia of earth sciences.
ContributionsShirley, James H., Fairbridge, Rhodes Whitmore, 1914-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB600.2 .E53 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 990 p., 16 p. of plates :
Number of Pages990
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1023359M
ISBN 100412069512
LC Control Number96086590
OCLC/WorldCa31606203

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