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The last lost world

Lydia V. Pyne

The last lost world

the meaning of the Pleistocene

by Lydia V. Pyne

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stratigraphic Geology,
  • Paleogeography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementLydia V. Pyne and Stephen J. Pyne
    ContributionsPyne, Stephen J., 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE697 .P96 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25078135M
    ISBN 109780670023639
    LC Control Number2011038464


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