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Published by The University Library: pub. by the librarian in [Toronto] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radioactivity.,
  • Lead.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby J.C. McLennan ...
SeriesUniversity of Toronto studies. Papers from the physical laboratories,, no. 22
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC1 .T66 no. 22
The Physical Object
Pagination[760]-779 p.
Number of Pages779
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6999459M
LC Control Number08023122
OCLC/WorldCa26845663

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