The geology of Hong Kong

by S. G. Davis

Publisher: Govt. Printer in Hong Kong

Written in English
Published: Pages: 210 Downloads: 135
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Places:

  • Hong Kong.

Subjects:

  • Geology -- Hong Kong.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 198-202.

Statementby S. G. Davis from the basic work of R. W. Brock [and others.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE294 .D3
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 210 p.
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6261211M
LC Control Number58044823
OCLC/WorldCa2111840

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