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geology of the British Empire.

F. R. C. Reed

geology of the British Empire.

by F. R. C. Reed

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Published by E. Arnold in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE65 .R4 1949
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 764 p.
    Number of Pages764
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6061521M
    LC Control Number49048631
    OCLC/WorldCa552010

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An introductory chapter covers basic geological principles, followed by chapters describing the rocks, minerals and fossils of each period. Customers who bought this item also bought/5(95).

Geology as a science has a fascinating and controversial history. Kieran D. O'Hara's book provides a brief and accessible account of the major events in the history of geology over the last two hundred years, from early theories of Earth structure during the Reformation, through major controversies over the age of the Earth during the Industrial Revolution, to the more recent twentieth-century Cited by: 2.

Using primary and secondary documentary sources, this reader negotiates the many trends geology of the British Empire. book concerns in recent debates to provide a broad-based, comparative history of the British Empire.

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About this book. Britain and Ireland have a remarkably varied geology for so small a fragment of continental crust, with a fine rock record back through three billion years of geological time. This history would have been interesting enough if it had been played out on relatively stable continental crust.

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Ed. Publication date Topics Grande-Bretagne. Colonies. Politique impériale, Grande.