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Geothermal resources

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Published by Elsevier Applied Science, Sole distributor in the USA and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. in London, New York, New York .
Written in English


  • Geothermal resources.,
  • Geothermal engineering.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementRobert Bowen.
LC ClassificationsGB1199.5 .B68 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 485 p. :
Number of Pages485
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2047494M
ISBN 101851662871
LC Control Number88024715

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