Some properties of residual soils from parts of Devon and Bristol (England) compared to residual tropical soils.
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Published by Queen Mary College in [London] .
Written in English


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Dissertation submitted for the M.Sc. degree.

ContributionsQueen Mary College.
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Open LibraryOL20183119M

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