by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Books and Open-File Reports Section, U.S. Geological Survey in Washington, D.C, Denver, Co .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Edwin W. Tooker and David J. Beeby, compiler-editors ; prepared in cooperation with the California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology.|
|Series||U.S. Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1958|
|Contributions||Tooker, Edwin Wilson, 1923-, Beeby, David J., California. Division of Mines and Geology., Geological Survey (U.S.)|
|LC Classifications||QE75 .B9 no. 1958, TN799.6.C2 .B9 no. 1958|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 127 p. :|
|Number of Pages||127|
|LC Control Number||90602775|
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