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Marcela Stárková, Vladislav Rapprich, Christoph Breitkreuz

Variable eruptive styles in an ancient monogenetic volcanic field: examples from the Permian Levín Volcanic Field (Krkonoše Piedmont Basin, Bohemian Massif)

Journal of Geosciences, volume 56 (2011), issue 2, 163 - 180


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