Quaternary stratigraphy in southern Alberta
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Quaternary stratigraphy in southern Alberta by A. MacS Stalker

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources in [Ottawa] .
Written in English



  • Alberta.


  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary.,
  • Geology -- Alberta.

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Statement[by] A. MacS. Stalker.
SeriesGeological Survey of Canada. Paper 69-26-
LC ClassificationsQE185 .A42 no. 69-26, etc.
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <2-3 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4059528M
LC Control Number79524863

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