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On the age of the earth

William Thomson Kelvin

On the age of the earth

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Published by The Victoria Institute in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy The Right Hon. Lord Kelvin ... ; Being the annual address for 1897 of the Victoria Institute. Author"s copy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25, 5p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18388652M


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