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Paleoenvironments in the Namib Desert The Lower Tumas Basin in the Late Cenozoic (University of Chicago Geography Research Papers) by M. Justin Wilkinson

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Published by Committee On Geographical Studies .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical geography,
  • Regional Geology,
  • Paleoecology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Namibia,
  • Paleontology,
  • Science / Paleontology,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic,
  • Cenozoic,
  • Geology,
  • Tumas River Watershed

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8216839M
ISBN 100890651388
ISBN 109780890651384

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