Conversation with the earth
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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


  • Geology.,
  • Physical geography.

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the German by E. B. Garside. Edited and slightly abridged by Ernst Cloos and Curt Dietz.
LC ClassificationsQE31 .C553
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 413, xiii p.
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6114398M
LC Control Number52012186

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