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The great soil groups of the world and their development

Konstantin Dimitrievich Glinka

The great soil groups of the world and their development

by Konstantin Dimitrievich Glinka

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Published by Mimeographed and printed by Edwards brothers in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


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Statementby Prof. Dr. K.D. Glinka ... Translated from the German by C.F. Marbut ...
ContributionsMarbut, Curtis Fletcher, 1863-1935.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. 1., iii, 150 numb. 1.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15144875M

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