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Fossils for the amateur by Dennis Ashley Hills

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Published by D. A. Hills in Christchurch .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New Zealand.

Subjects:

  • Fossils -- New Zealand.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 53-55.

Statementby Dennis Hills.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE758.5 .H54
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4491794M
LC Control Number79321612

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