Geology of Yell and some neighbouring islands in Shetland
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Geology of Yell and some neighbouring islands in Shetland memoir for 1:50 000 geological sheet 130 Yell (Scotland) by Derek Flinn

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


  • Geology -- Scotland -- Yell.,
  • Geology -- Scotland -- Shetland Islands Region.

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Other titlesYell, sheet memoir 130 (Scotland)
StatementDerek Flinn ; contributors, D. Roddam ... [et al.].
SeriesMemoir for 1:50 000 geological sheet 130 Yell (Scotland), Memoir for 1:50,000 sheet (Scotland) -- 130
ContributionsRoddam, D., British Geological Survey., Natural Environment Research Council (Great Britain)
LC ClassificationsQE264 .F55 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 110 p.:
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21530856M
ISBN 100118845020

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