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geology of the Doagh development area

A. Brandon

geology of the Doagh development area

with 25 inch to 1 mile map).

by A. Brandon

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Published by Geological Survey of Northern Ireland in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Prepared for the Antrim and Ballymena Development Commission.

SeriesOpen file report -- 31
ContributionsAntrim and Ballymena Development Commission.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19923121M

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A glacier was born. It still serves the peninsula as a paper of record. Lough Swilly which divides or connects depending on your point of view Inishowen from north west Donegal, is a deep lough which in its time could shelter the huge ships of the British Navy.

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