New Zealand earthquakes an account in story and pictures of earthquakes : their effects, the death and destruction they have caused, the problems they create by D. S. Milne

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Published by Wilson and Horton in [Auckland, N.Z.] .

Written in English

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  • Earthquakes -- New Zealand.

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Cover title: New Zealand earthquakes: shock, death, destruction.

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Statement[by Don Milne].
LC ClassificationsQE537.2.N45 M54
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5240213M
LC Control Number75311449

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