Geology for Engineers
by Robert Fox Sorsbie
Publisher: Griffin 1911
Number of pages: 464
A knowledge of geology is of the first importance to the practical engineer. The engineer requires the needful information to be put before him in a clear and concise manner; the author compiled the requisite information in one volume, in the hope that it may serve as a handy book of reference.
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