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3 edition of Sketch-book of popular geology. found in the catalog.

Sketch-book of popular geology.

Hugh Miller

Sketch-book of popular geology.

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Published in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1859.

The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 358, [24]p.
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19164674M

A Study of Changing Geological Concepts to Miller held that the Earth was of great age, and that it had been inhabited by many species which had come into being and gone extinct, and that these species were homologous. Translated by Alfred Wills. Challenger You can browse any book by clicking on the title. All materials are copyrighted, and all rights are reserved.

The most important thing to remember is that the greater the paper weight, the thicker the paper. Victorian medicine did not help. The paper is of ok quality, and most fountain pens will not bleed through. We aim to acknowledge all entries within 72 hours. Miller held that the Earth was of great age, and that it had been inhabited by many species which had come into being and gone extinct, and that these species were homologous.

He was, really, a visionary, and it is wonderful to see him still celebrated today. It was here that he found his first fossil ammonite, in Jurassic rocks. A shocked Western world mourned him, and his funeral procession was among the largest in the memory of Edinburgh residents. Though he had no academic credentials, he is today considered one of Scotland's premier palaeontologists.


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Of these books, perhaps The Old Red Sandstone was the best-known. That night he had finished checking printers' proofs for his book on geology and Christianity, The Testimony of the Rocks.Edinburgh and its neighbourhood, geological and historical; with the geology of the Bass rock () Essays, historical and biographical, political, social, literary and scientific () Sketch-book of popular geology () Posthume.

Hugh Miller's memoir: from stonemason to geologist by Hugh Miller ()Activités: Géologue, écrivain. Intensely interested in geology and natural history, Miller made his literary reputation as a popularizer of science.

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