The nature of the Witwatersrand hinterland
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The nature of the Witwatersrand hinterland conjectures on the source-area problem by L. J. Robb

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Published by Economic Geology Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg .
Written in English



  • South Africa.


  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Archaean.,
  • Geology -- South Africa.,
  • Sedimentation and deposition.,
  • Sediments (Geology) -- South Africa.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: leaves 22-25.

Statementby L.J. Robb and M. Meyer.
SeriesInformation circular ;, no. 178, Information circular (University of the Witwatersrand. Economic Geology Research Unit) ;, no. 178.
ContributionsMeyer, M.
LC ClassificationsQE325 .J6 no. 178, QE653 .J6 no. 178
The Physical Object
Pagination25 leaves :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2302214M
ISBN 100854949038
LC Control Number86175888

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