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Soils and landscape evolution

Binghamton Symposium in Geomorphology (21st 1990 State University of New York at Binghamton)

Soils and landscape evolution

proceedings of the 21st Binghamton Symposium in Geomorphology, held 6-7 October, 1990

by Binghamton Symposium in Geomorphology (21st 1990 State University of New York at Binghamton)

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landforms -- Congresses.,
  • Soil formation -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by P.L.K. Knuepfer and L.D. McFadden.
    ContributionsKnuepfer, P. L. K., McFadden, Leslie D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB406 .B6 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 197-575 p. :
    Number of Pages575
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1883771M
    ISBN 100444886923
    LC Control Number90044641

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