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Geology of the Chicago region

Part I. General; Part II. The Pleistocene

by J. Harlen Bretz

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Published by State Geological Survey in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Description and travel,
  • Geology

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesIllinois State Geological Survey - Bulletin -- no. 65, Bulletin (Illinois State Geological Survey) -- no. 65.
    ContributionsIllinois State Geological Survey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE105 .A53 no.65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 volumes
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26466342M
    LC Control Number40000124
    OCLC/WorldCa1571952

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