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Geologic hazards, resources, and environmental planning, by Gary B. Griggs and J.A. Gilchrist

Geologic hazards, resources, and environmental planning, by Gary B. Griggs and J.A. Gilchrist

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Published by Wadsworth in Belmont, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGilchrist, J.A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE 33 G764 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination502 p. ill., maps
    Number of Pages502
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21995824M
    ISBN 100534012264

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