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Published by Geological Society of America in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Italy -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Gian Battista Vai and W. Glen E. Caldwell.
    SeriesSpecial paper -- 411, Special papers (Geological Society of America) -- 411.
    ContributionsVai, Gian Battista., Caldwell, W. G. E., 1932-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE13.I8 O75 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15611434M
    ISBN 100813724112
    ISBN 109780813724119
    LC Control Number2006048167
    OCLC/WorldCa69792787

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Torrens. Vai (earth sciences and geology, U. of Bologna, Italy) and Caldwell (earth sciences, U. of Western Ontario, Canada) compile 13 papers drawn from a special session, "Origins of Geology in Italy" at the 32nd International Geological Congress in in Florence, Italy.

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