Notes on stratigraphy and Pleistocene fauna from Peard Bay, Arctic Alaska by Charles Elwood Meek

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  • Geology -- Alaska -- Peard Bay.,
  • Paleontology -- Alaska -- Peard Bay.,
  • Paleontology -- Pleistocene.,
  • Mollusks, Fossil.

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Statementby Charles E. Meek.
SeriesUniversity of California publications. Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences, v.14 -- no. 13, University of California publications in geological sciences -- v. 14, no. 13.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [409]-422, [2] leaves of plates [i.e. plates 75-79] :
Number of Pages422
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Open LibraryOL22376542M

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