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Published by Geological Society of America in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military geology -- History.,
  • Military geology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by James R. Underwood, Jr. and Peter L. Guth.
    SeriesReviews in engineering geology ;, v. 13
    ContributionsUnderwood, James R., 1927-, Guth, Peter L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA705 .R4 vol.13, UG645 .R4 vol.13
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 245 p. :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL348010M
    ISBN 100813741130
    LC Control Number98007163


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