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Rocks and soil by Charlotte Guillain

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Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Rocks -- Juvenile literature,
  • Soils -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCharlotte Guillain.
GenreJuvenile literature.
LC ClassificationsQE432.2 .G85 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination312 p. :
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22541088M
ISBN 109781432913953, 9781432914110
LC Control Number2008007262

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