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The Wonders of Geology, Volume 1: Or, a Familiar Exposition of Geological Phenomena

Series: The Wonders of Geology Volume: 1

By: Gideon Algernon Mantell and G F Richardson

416 pages, 48 b/w illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Dec 2010 | #186867 | ISBN-13: 9781108021111
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About this book

These volumes, first published in 1838, contain a series of eight lectures which describe and explain early principles of geology, stratification and fossil plants and animals to a non-scientific audience. Volume 1 contains lectures 1-4, discussing the formation and composition of rock strata, chalk formations and fossil animals.


Contents

Lecture 1. Importance of geology. Nature of geology; Lecture 2. Animals; Lecture 3. Stratification. Fossils; Lecture 4. Secondary formations; Appendix.


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