Origin of the Southern Alps
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Published by Royal Society of New Zealand in Wellington .
Written in English


  • Geology -- New Zealand -- Southern Alps.,
  • Southern Alps (N.Z.)

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Other titlesMode and mechanism for the formation of the Southern Alps.
StatementR. I. Walcott, M. M. Cresswell, editors.
SeriesBulletin - Royal Society of New Zealand -- 18., Bulletin (Royal Society of New Zealand) -- 18.
ContributionsWalcott, R. I., Cresswell, M. M., New Zealand National Committee on Geodynamics.
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14191107M

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