Earthlike planets surfaces of Mercury, Venus, Earth, Moon, Mars /Bruce Murray, Michael C. Malin, Ronald Greeley.. -- by Bruce C. Murray

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Published by W. H. Freeman, c1981. in San Francisco .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Planets -- Surfaces,
  • Moon -- Surface

Edition Notes

xiv, 387 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. (Some col.) Includes bibliographies and index.

Book details

ContributionsMalin, Michael C., Greeley, Ronald
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21623819M

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