Coal Resources of Walker County, Alabama
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Coal Resources of Walker County, Alabama To accompany special map 205 by W.E. Ward

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Published by Geological Survey of Alabama in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English


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StatementBy W.E. Ward, II, R.L. Barnett, and L. J. Rheams
SeriesMaps (Geological Survey of Alabama) ; 205
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24690235M

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