Rocks and Minerals of the World (Using and Understanding Maps) by Scott Edward Morris

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Published by Chelsea House Pub (T) .

Written in English

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  • Children"s atlases,
  • Maps for children,
  • Minerals,
  • Rocks,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages47
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Open LibraryOL11148009M
ISBN 100791018164
ISBN 109780791018163

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