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Published in Norman .
Written in English



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StatementBy L. C. Snider. With descriptions of structure of the McAlester-Lehigh coal field from report of J. A. Taff.
SeriesOklahoma. Geological survey. Bulletin, no. 17
ContributionsTaff, Joseph Alexander, 1862-
LC ClassificationsQE153 .A2 no. 17
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p.
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL251599M
LC Control Numbergs 14000475

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