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Rocks in my head

Don P. Watson

Rocks in my head

memoirs of a geologist

by Don P. Watson

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Polygraphia in Auckland, N.Z .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watson, Don P,
  • Geologists -- New Zealand -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-195) and index.

    Statementby Don P. Watson.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE22.W238 A3 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination199 p. :
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23634458M
    ISBN 109781877332531
    LC Control Number2009358808
    OCLC/WorldCa213445086

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