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Principles of Geology, Volume 3

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As important to modern world views as any work of Darwin, Marx, or Freud, Lyell's Principles of Geology has never before been available in paperback. In this third and final volume, Charles Lyell (1797-1875) devotes much attention to the syntax of geology, that is, to a way of reconstructing the geological past on the basis of the grammar of the present processes he has described in the earlier volumes. He defines four periods of the Tertiary--Newer Pliocene, Older Pliocene, Miocene, and Eocene--and argues that the ...

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Principles of Geology, Volume 3
2015, Palala Press

ISBN-13: 9781340851453

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Principles of Geology, Volume 3
2015, Palala Press

ISBN-13: 9781340976514

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Principles of Geology, Volume 3
2011, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781175025029

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Principles of Geology, Volume 3
1992, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226497990

Univ of Chicago PR edition

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