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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astrophysics,
  • Planets & asteroids,
  • Planetology,
  • Planets,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Science / Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsBernard F. Burke (Editor), Jürgen H. Rahe (Editor), Elizabeth E. Roettger (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages456
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7807518M
ISBN 100792328957
ISBN 109780792328957

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