Pleistocene(?) and Holocene fluvial history of Uphapee Creek, Macon County, Alabama by Helaine W Markewich

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, For sale by the Distribution Branch, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.?], Alexandria, VA .

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Subjects:

  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary,
  • Geology -- Alabama -- Uphapee Creek,
  • Terraces (Geology) -- Alabama -- Uphapee Creek

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 16

Book details

Statementby Helaine W. Markewich and Raymond A. Christopher
SeriesGeological Survey bulletin -- 1522
ContributionsChristopher, Raymond A, Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15406167M
LC Control Number81607035

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