Geology and Vulcanology of Blache Bay, and the surrounding area, New Britain
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Published by By authority : L.F. Johnston, Commonwealth government printer in Canberra, A.T.C .
Written in English


  • Geology -- Papua New Guinea -- New Britain.,
  • Volcanoes -- Papua New Guinea -- New Britain.

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Edition Notes

StatementN. H. Fisher.
SeriesGeological bulletin / Territory of New Guinea -- no. 1, Geological bulletin (Territory of New Guinea) -- no. 1
LC ClassificationsQE349., QE349N34 F5
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20020400M

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