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Strata: How William Smith Drew the First Map of the Earth in 1801 and Inspired the Science of Geology

Biography / Memoir

By: John L Morton

160 pages, Bw photos, illus, maps

Tempus Publishing Ltd

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #124719 | ISBN: 0752419927
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Charting his travels across England, his changing employment and his personal misfortunes, this book shows how the sometimes penniless son of a blacksmith became a pioneer in the science of geology. John Morton, in combining Smith's personal history with a genesis of a new science, has created a fascinating history of an extraordinary man who was devoted to mapping the geology of England.

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