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A Bibliography of Indian Geology: Being a List of Books and Papers, Relating to the Geology of British India and Adjoining Countries, Published Previous to the End of AD 1887


Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Earth Science

By: Richard Dixon Oldham (Author)

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Oct 2013 | Edition: 2 | #205422 | ISBN-13: 9781108064255
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A reprint of a classical work in the Cambridge Library Collection.

Geologist and seismologist Richard Dixon Oldham (1858-1936) is best known for making two fundamental discoveries: in 1900 he identified primary, secondary and tertiary seismic waves, and in 1906 he presented evidence for the existence of the Earth's core. A fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, the Geological Society of London and the Royal Society, Oldham spent a large part of his career in Asia. Involved in the Geological Survey of India for twenty-five years, he played a key role in the development of geological research in the region (his revised Manual of the Geology in India is also reissued in this series). Originally published in 1888, A Bibliography of Indian Geology was the first bibliography of its kind and remains a valuable reference tool in earth sciences. Notably, Oldham chose to broaden the scope of the work by also listing papers on Indian mineralogy, geography, archaeology and botany.



- Preface
- List of abbreviated titles used
- Bibliography

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