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Published by Paddington Press ; distributed by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Earthquakes.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPeter Verney.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE534.2 .V47
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4723247M
ISBN 100448231166
LC Control Number78010762

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