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Published by Elsevier/Academic Press in Amsterdam, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Speleology -- Encyclopedias,
  • Caves -- Encyclopedias

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Other titlesCaves
Statementeditors, David C. Culver, William B. White
GenreEncyclopedias
ContributionsCulver, David C., 1944-, White, William B
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGB601 .E534 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 654 p. :
Number of Pages654
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17148606M
ISBN 100121986519, 0124060617
LC Control Number2004557545

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