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Geochronology and thermochronology by the ⁴⁰Ar/³⁹Ar method by Ian McDougall

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Argon-argon dating.,
  • Earth temperature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-261) and index.

StatementIan McDougall, T. Mark Harrison.
ContributionsHarrison, T. Mark.
LC ClassificationsQE508 .M38 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 269 p. :
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL368481M
ISBN 100195109201
LC Control Number98029075

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