Quebec Group in geology, with an introductory address. On the geology of Lake Superior by Alfred Richard Cecil Selwyn

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  • Geology -- Québec (Province),
  • Geology -- Superior, Lake

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Other titlesOn the geology of Lake Superior, Quebec Group, 1882. Geology, Lake Superior, 1883
Statementby A.R.C. Selwyn.
SeriesTrans. Royal Soc. Canada -- v. 1, sect. 4, Proceedings and transactions of the Royal Society of Canada -- v. 1, sect. 4.
ContributionsRoyal Society of Canada
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p., p. 117-122 ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19853539M

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