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Origins and Extinctions

Origins and Extinctions

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT, London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Donald E. Osterbrock and Peter H. Raven.
ContributionsOsterbrock, Donald E., Raven, Peter H., 1936-
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,121p. ;
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21242510M
ISBN 100300054718

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