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Published by H.M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English


  • Explosives.,
  • Quarries and quarrying.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsTN279 .G69
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 59 p.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5045475M
LC Control Number74005614

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