6 edition of Geologic hazards, resources, and environmental planning found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||Gary B. Griggs, John A. Gilchrist.|
|Contributions||Gilchrist, John A.|
|LC Classifications||QE33 .G764 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 502 p. :|
|Number of Pages||502|
|LC Control Number||82013674|
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