4 edition of Studies of Sonoran geology found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Efrén Pérez-Segura, César Jacques-Ayala.|
|Series||Special paper / Geological Society of America ;, 254, Special papers (Geological Society of America) ;, 254.|
|Contributions||Pérez Segura, Efrén., Jacques-Ayala, César, 1946-|
|LC Classifications||QE203.S65 S78 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 130 p. :|
|Number of Pages||130|
|LC Control Number||90025952|
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: iii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 28 cm. Contents: Introduction / Efrén Pérez-Segura, et relation between the Paleozoic strata on opposite sides of the Gulf of California / Gordon Gastil [and others] Jean-Jacques Cochemé, Alain Demant, "Geology of the Yécora area, northern Sierra Madre Occidental, Mexico", Studies of Sonoran Geology, Efrén Pérez-Segura, César Jacques-Ayala.
Robert W. Scott, Carlos Gonzalez-Leon, "Paleontology and biostratigraphy of Cretaceous rocks, Lampazos area, Sonora, Mexico", Studies of Sonoran Geology, Efrén.
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