Landforms of British Columbia a physiographic outline by Stuart S. Holland

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Published by A. Sutton, Printer to the Queen in [Victoria?] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • British Columbia.

Subjects:

  • Physical geography -- British Columbia.,
  • Landforms -- British Columbia.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 26.

Book details

Statementby Stuart S. Holland.
SeriesBritish Columbia. Dept. of Mines and Petroleum Resources. Bulletin, no. 48, Bulletin (British Columbia. Dept. of Mines and Petroleum Resources) ;, no. 48.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN27 .B72 no. 48
The Physical Object
Pagination138 p.
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL256372M
LC Control Numbergs 65000544
OCLC/WorldCa14036804

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