Summary of the geology of the Chicago area

by Willman, H. B.

Publisher: Illinois State Geological Survey in Urbana

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statement[by] H. B. Willman.
SeriesIllinois. State Geological Survey. Circular, 460, Circular (Illinois State Geological Survey) ;, 460.
LC ClassificationsQE105 .A45 no. 460, QE106.C5 .A45 no. 460
The Physical Object
Pagination77 p.
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5021143M
LC Control Number76636801

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