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Selected sources of information on United States and world energy resources
1971 in Washington .
Written in English
|Statement||by Paul Averitt and M. Devereux Carter.|
|Series||Geological Survey circular 641, Geological Survey circular ;, 641.|
|Contributions||Carter, M. Devereux, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||QE75 .C5 no.641, Z5853.P83 .C5 no.641|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||21|
|LC Control Number||79611516|
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Selected Sources of Information on United States and World Resources: An Annotated Bibliography By Paul Averitt and M. Devereux Carter INTRODUCTION Thls bibliography is a revision and an up dating of an earlier bibliography on the same subject by Trumbull ().cited under the heading "General references." In the 10 yearsAuthor: Paul Averitt, M.
Devereux Carter. united states department of the interior stewart l. udall, secretary geological survey thomas b. nolan, director geological survey circular selected sources of information on u. and world energy resources: an annotated bibliography by james trumbull washington, Author: James Trumbull.
Selected sources of information on United States and world energy resources. Washington, [i.e. ] (OCoLC) Online version: Averitt, Paul, Selected sources of information on United States and world energy resources (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Paul Averitt; M Devereux Carter.
Selected sources of information on United States and world energy resources (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Paul Averitt; M Devereux Carter; Geological Survey (U.S.).
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