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Geologic history of West Virginia

Dudley H. Cardwell

Geologic history of West Virginia

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Published by West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey in [Morgantown] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- West Virginia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 63-64.

      Statementby Dudley H. Cardwell.
      SeriesEducational series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE177 .C37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5019790M
      LC Control Number76623970

        Virginia Rocks! is part of the state-by-state Geology Rocks! series that introduces readers to some of the most compelling and accessible geologic sites in each state. Author Albert Dickas has picked 50 of the best sites in Virginia for discussing the enormous variety of rocks, minerals, and landforms created over the course of the states more Author: Albert Dickas.


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