Guidebook to the geology of Meteor Crater, Arizona

by Eugene Merle Shoemaker

Publisher: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz

Written in English
Published: Pages: 66 Downloads: 716
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 63-66.

Statementprepared by Eugene M. Shoemaker and Susan W. Kieffer for the 37th annual meeting of the Meteoritical Society, August 7, 1974.
SeriesPublication - Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University ;, no. 17, Publication (Arizona State University. Center for Meteorite Studies) ;, no. 17.
ContributionsKieffer, Susan W., joint author., Meteoritical Society.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB755 .A75 no. 17, QE86.M5 .A75 no. 17
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 66 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4241610M
LC Control Number80622424

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