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Nordic Stone

Edited By: Olavi Selonen and Veli Suominen

64 pages, Col photos & illus

United Nations Publications

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #151738 | ISBN: 9231038990
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An invaluable resource on natural stones found in the Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden and Finland), providing descriptions of all the main stone types, with information on their geology and technology. It also includes chapters that examine the history and heritage of stone in these countries, describe the methods for exploration, extraction and processing. It takes a close look at the environmental issues in stone production. Illustrated with many photographs, it includes a map of the natural stone deposits, as well as indexes of locations and commercial names of various stones.

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