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Geophysical examination of coal deposits

Lindsey J. Jackson

Geophysical examination of coal deposits

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Published by IEA Coal Research in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prospecting -- Geophysical methods.,
  • Coal -- Geology.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 95-114.

    StatementLindsey J. Jackson.
    SeriesReport / IEA Coal Research -- no. ICTIS/TR 13., Report (IEA Coal Research) -- no. ICTIS/TR13.
    ContributionsIEA Coal Research. Technical Information Service., International Energy Agency.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination116 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14212015M
    ISBN 109290290633

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