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Minnesota"s rocks and waters

George Melvin Schwartz

Minnesota"s rocks and waters

a geological story

by George Melvin Schwartz

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. 1954.

Statementby George M. Schwartz and George A. Thiel ; with the assistance of Peggy Harding Love.
SeriesMinnesota geological survey -- 37
ContributionsThiel, George Alfred., Minnesota Geological Survey.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 366p. :
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21313203M

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This book on the major geological features of the state of Minnesota was designed for a general readership. Part I examines the state as a whole, looking at topography, rivers and lakes, minerals and rocks, prehistoric geological history, and mineral resources.

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