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Pages: 360
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Tracks Through Time
Language: en
Pages: 72
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The London Overground East London line presented an exciting opportunity, as structures were demolished and cleared for London's latest railway, to discover more about some of London's earliest railways, and the area's many and varied communities. This superbly illustrated book showcases the important discoveries made during archaeological and building investigations.
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Life through Time and Space
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Pages: 296
Authors: Wallace Arthur
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-07 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

All humans share three origins: the beginning of our individual lives, the appearance of life on Earth, and the formation of our planetary home. Wallace Arthur combines embryological, evolutionary, and cosmological perspectives to tell the story of life on Earth and its potential to exist elsewhere in the universe.
Guide to Pennsylvania's Tourist Railroads
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Simpson, Bill
Categories: Pennsylvania
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