Tethyan oceans

  title={Tethyan oceans},
  author={G{\'e}rard M. Stampfli},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  pages={1 - 23}
  • G. Stampfli
  • Published 2000
  • Geography, Environmental Science
  • Geological Society, London, Special Publications
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