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Cataclysms on the Columbia a layman"s guide to the features produced by the catastrophic Bretz floods in the Pacific Northwest by John Eliot Allen

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Published by Timber Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Columbia Plateau.

Subjects:

  • Bretz, J. Harlen, 1882-1981.,
  • Erosion -- Columbia Plateau.,
  • Glacial landforms -- Columbia Plateau.,
  • Geology -- Columbia Plateau.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby John Eliot Allen, Marjorie Burns, and Sam C. Sargent.
SeriesScenic trips to the Northwest"s geologic past ;, no. 2
ContributionsBurns, Marjorie., Sargent, Sam C.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE581 .A43 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination211 p. :
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2460980M
ISBN 100881920673
LC Control Number87166788
OCLC/WorldCa15807949

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