Toronto"s geological past an introduction by E. B. Freeman

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Published by Ministry of Natural Resources in [Ottawa?] .

Written in English

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  • Geology -- Ontario -- Toronto.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statement[prepared by E.B. Freeman ; artwork and design by A. Rabazo].
ContributionsRabazo, Alejandro., Ontario. Ministry of Natural Resources.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (46 x 56 cm.) :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18052820M

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