Geologic report for the Gulf of Alaska planning area

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Alaska OCS Region in Anchorage, Alaska .

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  • Alaska,
  • Alaska, Gulf of, Region.


  • Geology -- Alaska -- Alaska, Gulf of, Region.,
  • Petroleum -- Geology -- Alaska -- Alaska, Gulf of, Region.

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Statementby David E. Risley ... [et al.] ; edited by Ronald F. Turner.
SeriesOCS report
ContributionsRisley, David E. 1958-, Turner, Ronald F.
LC ClassificationsQE350.42.A43 G46 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 302, [82] p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1736967M
LC Control Number92042066

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