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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleoecology.,
  • Paleoclimatology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBoard on Earth Sciences and Resources, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council.
    SeriesStudies in geophysics
    ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Board on Earth Sciences and Resources.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE720 .E32 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 250 p. :
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1112815M
    ISBN 100309051274
    LC Control Number94038695

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