Further investigations of the UK heat flow field (1981-1984)
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Further investigations of the UK heat flow field (1981-1984) by J. Wheildon

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Published by British Geological Survey in Keyworth .
Written in English


  • Geothermal engineering -- Great Britain.

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StatementJ. Wheildon, J.S. Gebski and A. Thomas-Betts.
SeriesInvestigation of the geothermal potential of the UK
ContributionsGebski, J. S., Thomas-Betts, A., Geothermal Resources Programme (British Geological Survey)
LC ClassificationsTJ280.7 W54 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18054100M

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