5 edition of Steepland geomorphology found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Olav Slaymaker.|
|Series||Publication / International Association of Geomorphologists ;, no. 3, Publication (International Association of Geomorphologists) ;, no. 3.|
|Contributions||Slaymaker, Olav, 1939-, International Conference on Geomorphology (3rd : 1993 : McMaster University)|
|LC Classifications||GB406 .S74 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 283 p. :|
|Number of Pages||283|
|LC Control Number||95005284|
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