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Engineering geology of southern Africa

Engineering geology of southern Africa

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Published by Building Publications in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Engineering geology

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    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA 705 B858 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22001617M

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