Geology of the Lost River Slide, West Virginia by Scott Southworth

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, [Books and Open-File Reports Section, distributor in [Denver, Colo.?] .

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  • Rockslides -- Appalachian Region,
  • Geology -- West Virginia

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Includes bibliographical references (leaves 5-6)

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StatementC. Scott Southworth
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 88-639
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche
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Open LibraryOL13565792M

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