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Geology of Iceland

Гћorleifur Einarsson.

Geology of Iceland

rocks and landscape

by Гћorleifur Einarsson.

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Published by Mal og menning in Reykjavik .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Iceland.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementÞorleifur Einarsson ; translated by Georg Douglas.
    ContributionsDouglas, Georg, tr.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 p. :
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18119906M
    ISBN 109979306890


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