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Published by Utah Geological and Mineral Survey in [Salt Lake City?] .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Canada


  • Landslides -- United States -- Inventories.,
  • Landslides -- Canada -- Inventories.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 15-[23]).

Statementby Sandra N. Eldredge.
SeriesReport of investigation / Utah Geological and Mineral Survey ;, 217, Report of investigation (Utah Geological and Mineral Survey) ;, no. 217.
ContributionsUtah Geological and Mineral Survey.
LC ClassificationsQE599.U5 E43 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p., [30] p. :
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2153235M
LC Control Number88623079

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