brief history of the U.S. Geological Survey

by Mary C. Rabbitt

Publisher: Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.]

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Statementby Mary C. Rabbitt.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.).
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
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