Triangulation and spirit leveling of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, 1909
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Triangulation and spirit leveling of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, 1909 by Robert Hollister Chapman

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Published by Government Printing Bureau in Ottawa .
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  • Leveling -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island,
  • British Columbia -- Vancouver Island -- Altitudes

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Edition Notes

Statementby R. H. Chapman.
SeriesMemoir / Geological Survey of Canada -- no.11-T, Memoir (Geological Survey of Canada) -- no.11-T.
LC ClassificationsQE185 .A2 no.11-T
The Physical Object
Pagination31p., 1 folded leaf :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20198592M

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