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The recent geology of Cornwall

by William Augustus Edmond Ussher

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Published by s.n. in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- England -- Cornwall (County)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGeological magazine.
    Statementby W.A.E. Ussher.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p., [1] leaf of col. plates :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23328723M

      Geology news. From the discovery of new properties of deep earth and finds in fossil magma chambers to fossil fuels and more. Cornwall is renowned for the diversity and complexity of its geology. This geology, and its relation to the mineral wealth of the county, has been the subject of continuing investigation since the end of the seventeenth century. A literature of gr.

    Search millions of books at BAM. Browse bestsellers, new releases and the most talked about books. Pre-order titles at great prices from your favorite g: Cornwall. It is aimed at all readers with an amateur or professional interest in geology, and undergraduate fieldworkers should find the book particularly helpful. It is a companion volume to "The Geology of Cornwall" (Paperback ISBN 0 6).

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