Stable isotopes in the earth sciences
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Published by Science Information Division, Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research in Wellington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Isotope geology -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statement[compiled and edited by B. W. Robinson].
SeriesDSIR bulletin ; 220, DSIR bulletin ;, 220.
ContributionsRobinson, B. W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS381 .A35 no. 220, QE501.4.N9 .A35 no. 220
The Physical Object
Pagination229 p. :
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4474452M
LC Control Number79301849

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