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The subsidence factor the annual Gwyn Jones lecture 27th April 1979 by Thomas, Gwyn

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Published by University College Cardiff Press in Cardiff .
Written in English

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Statementgiven by Gwyn Thomas.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21144414M
ISBN 100906449030

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