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A walker"s guide to the geology of San Francisco

  • 35 Pages
  • 3.16 MB
  • English
California Division of Mines and Geology , San Francisco
Geology -- California -- San Francisco -- Guide
Statement[prepared by ... Drs. Oakeshott and Wahrhaftig]
ContributionsWahrhaftig, Clyde, 1919-
The Physical Object
PaginationS1-S35 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14520124M

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This book is for San Francisco Bay Area residents and visitors who want to explore the geologic world of this spectacular area, to learn about its shapes, colors, and rocky foundations/5.

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This book is the insider's edition of discovering the green spaces in our 7x7 mile city/5(21). California. Division of Mines: Geology of the San Juan Bautista quadrangle, California / (San Francisco: California Division of Mines, Geologic Branch, ), also by John Eliot Allen and Royal Edgar Fowle (page images at HathiTrust) California.

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