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The structure of the planets

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Published by Academic Press in London, Orlando .
Written in English


  • Planetology.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Elder.
SeriesAcademic Press geology series
LC ClassificationsQB601 .E43 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2138678M
ISBN 10012236452X
LC Control Number88206542

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