Review of information on onshore sand and gravel resources in England
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Published by British Geological Survey in Keyworth .
Written in English


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Statementby P.M. Harris ; for Department of the Environment.
SeriesOnshore geology series -- WA/93/35
ContributionsBritish Geological Survey., Great Britain. Department of the Environment.
The Physical Object
Pagination35p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20220995M

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