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Ancient lavas in Shenandoah National Park near Luray, Virginia by Reed, John Calvin

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English



  • Virginia,
  • Luray region.


  • Lava -- Virginia -- Luray region.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 42-43.

Other titlesShenandoah National Park.
Statementby John C. Reed, Jr.
SeriesGeological Survey bulletin 1265, Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1265.
LC ClassificationsQE75.B9 no. 1265
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 43 p.
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL256725M
LC Control Numbergs 68000304

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