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Rocks from space

meteorites and meteorite hunters

by O. Richard Norton

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Mountain Press Pub. in Missoula, Mont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteorites -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Meteorites -- Pictorial works,
  • Asteroids -- Pictorial works,
  • Comets -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementO. Richard Norton ; illustrated by Dorothy S. Norton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB755 .N67 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 447 p. :
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL702569M
    ISBN 100878423737
    LC Control Number97051574

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