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Aspects of the limestones of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

N. M. S. Rock

Aspects of the limestones of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

The limestones of Scotland : an information update for limestones within the Moine and Lewisian outcrops of the Highlands and Islands

by N. M. S. Rock

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: British Geological Survey.

StatementN.M.S. Rock ; contributors A.E. Davis ... [et al.] ; The limestones of Scotland : specific gravities of metamorphic limestones from the Highlands and Islands as related to their age and composition ; N.M.S. Rock.
SeriesBGS report -- vol.16, no.12
ContributionsRock, N. M. S., British Geological Survey.
The Physical Object
Pagination33p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21112927M
ISBN 100118844695

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