Challenger expedition (1872-1876), Henry Bowman Brady (1835-1891) and the Challenger Foraminifera by Robert Wynn Jones

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  • Brady, Henry Bowman, -- 1835-1891.,
  • Challenger (Ship),
  • Foraminifera.

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StatementRobert Wynn Jones.
SeriesBulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) -- v. 18, no. 2
LC ClassificationsQL368.F6 J66 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [115]-228 :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18230249M
ISBN 100565090143

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