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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Paleogeography -- Quaternary.,
  • Coast changes.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by R.W.G. Carter, C.D. Woodroffe.
ContributionsCarter, Bill, Woodroffe, C.D., IGCP Project 274.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE501.4.P3 C63 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 517 P. :
Number of Pages517
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1084059M
ISBN 10052141976X
LC Control Number94007763

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