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Highway geology of Wyoming

Highway geology of Wyoming

road logs of the highways including points of geologic, economic, historic and scenic interest

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Published by The Committee in [Casper?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- Wyoming.,
  • Geology -- Wyoming.,
  • Wyoming -- Maps.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. [Casper? : Wyoming Geological Association, 198-?] 6 microfiches.

    Other titlesRoad logs of the highways.
    Statementby the Wyoming Geological Association Technical Studies Committee.
    GenreMaps.
    ContributionsWyoming Geological Association. Technical Studies Committee.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxiv, 361 p.
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16581236M

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