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A long life"s work

Archibald Geikie

A long life"s work

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Published by Macmillan and co., limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 1835-1924.,
  • Geologists -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementan autobiography by Sir Archibald Geikie ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE22.G23 A3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 426 p.
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6667655M
    LC Control Number24019015

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