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Directions for collecting and preparing fossils

Charles Schuchert

Directions for collecting and preparing fossils

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleontology -- Technique.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title : Smithsonian institution. United States National Museum.

    Statementby Charles Schuchert.
    SeriesDirections for collecting and preserving specimens, Bulletin of the United States National Museum -- 39, pt. K., Bulletin of the United States National Museum -- 39, pt. K.
    ContributionsSmithsonian Institution.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16018591M

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