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Production and use of petroleum in California by Paul W. Prutzman

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Published by State Printing Office in Sacramento, Calif .
Written in English


  • Petroleum -- California.

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Statement[Paul W. Prutzman] Issued by California State Mining Bureau.
SeriesBulletin -- no. 32, Bulletin (California State Mining Bureau) -- no. 32.
ContributionsCalifornia State Mining Bureau.
The Physical Object
Pagination230 p., [15] folded leaves :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22890741M

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