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Quaternary depositional environments of the Pacific coast [text]

Pacific Coast Paleogeography Symposium (4th 1980 Bakersfield, Calif.)

Quaternary depositional environments of the Pacific coast [text]

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Published by Pacific Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine sediments -- Pacific Coast (North America) -- Congresses.,
  • Paleogeography -- Pacific Coast (North America) -- Congresses.,
  • Paleoecology -- Pacific Coast (North America) -- Congresses.,
  • Sedimentation and deposition -- Pacific Coast (North America) -- Congresses.,
  • Pacific Coast (North America)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, Michael E. Field ... [et al.].
    ContributionsField, Michael E., Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists. Pacific Section.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6], 355 p. :
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14086605M


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Quaternary Depositional Environments Of The Pacific Coast; Pacific Coast Paleogeography Symposium 4: April 9, Paperback – January 1, Author: J.C.; (Ed.s) Field, Michael E.;Douma, A.H.; Colburn, I.P.; Douglas, R.G.; Ingle.

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Marine Geology, 79 () 65 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam -- Printed in The Netherlands DEPOSITIONAL HISTORY OF QUATERNARY SEDIMENTS ON THE CONTINENTAL SHELF OFF THE SOUTHEASTERN COAST OF KOREA (KOREA STRAIT) SO0 C.

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