The geology of South Australia

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Published by Mines and Energy, South Australia in Adelaide .

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Statementedited by J.F. Drexel, W.V. Preiss, and A.J. Parker
SeriesBulletin (Geological Survery of South Australia) -- 54-
ContributionsPreiss, W. V., Parker, A. J., Drexel, J. F. 1952-
LC ClassificationsQE"345"A4"no. 54
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Paginationv. :
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Open LibraryOL21598403M
ISBN 100730841464, 0730841472
LC Control Number94-137810

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