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Title: Global planetary change and catastrophic earth-surface evolution: implications for modern geomorphological research


Baker Victor R.

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2011 ; 2011

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Geographia Polonica Vol. 84 Special Issue Part 2 (2011)



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178 pp. ; 24 cm

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Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund



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