Lunar Seismology: the Internal Structure of the Moon. Ph.D. Thesis

@inproceedings{Goins1978LunarST,
  title={Lunar Seismology: the Internal Structure of the Moon. Ph.D. Thesis},
  author={Neal Rodney Goins},
  year={1978}
}
  • N. Goins
  • Published 30 September 1978
  • Geology
Thesis. 1978. Ph.D.--Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Earth and Planetary Science. 
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