Geology and paleontology of the southeast Arctic platform and southern Baffin Island, Nunavut
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Geology and paleontology of the southeast Arctic platform and southern Baffin Island, Nunavut by Geological Survey of Canada.

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Published by Geological Survey of Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English


  • Paleontology -- Nunavut -- Baffin Island.,
  • Geology -- Nunavut -- Baffin Island.

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StatementA.D. McCracken and T.E. Bolton (editors) ; with contributions by A.D. McCracken ... [et al.].
SeriesBulletin (Geological Survey of Canada) -- 557
ContributionsMcCracken, Alexander D., Bolton, Thomas Elwood, 1924-
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20734203M
ISBN 100660181436

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