The Last Billion Years: A Geological History of the Maritime Provinces of Canada
Nimbus Pub., Jan 1, 2001 - History - 212 pages
The Last Billion Years tells the history of the physical land of the Atlantic Provinces. Dealing in millions of years, this easy-to-use, detailed book will be invaluable to teachers, land-use planners, and curious readers.
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