Offshore exploration for gas under the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes
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Published by F. Fogg in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Natural gas -- Great Lakes

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Edition Notes

Statementby A.C. Newton ; Supplement by W.E. Koepke.
SeriesGeological circular -- no. 7., Geological circular (Ontario. Division of Mines) -- no. 7.
ContributionsKoepke, W. E.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 40 p., [1] folded leaf of plates :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17621045M

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