Geology and hot springs to Tikitere and Taheke hydrothermal fields, Rotorua, New Zealand by O.S Espanola

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  • Rotorua (County)


  • Geology -- New Zealand -- Rotorua (County),
  • Hot springs -- New Zealand -- Rotorua (County)

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Bibliography: p. 26-28.

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Statementby O. S. Espanola.
SeriesReport N.Z.G.S. ; 68, Report NZGS ;, 68.
LC ClassificationsQE342 .A792 no. 68, QE348.2 .A792 no. 68
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p. :
Number of Pages76
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Open LibraryOL4951848M
LC Control Number76380043

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