The Wonders of Geology

By: [Goodrich, Samuel Griswold]

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Top corners slightly exposed, light surface tear to front paste-down endpaper (from apparent removal of bookplate), light spot to page ridge, a few pages faintly foxed. 1844 Hard Cover. iv, 291 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction - History of the Science, Uses of Geology, Astronomical View of the Earth; Physical Structure of the Earth; Definitions of Geology; Classification of Rocks; Changes of the Earth's Surface; Descriptive Geology - Stratified Rocks, Alluvium, Diluvium or Drift, Tertiary Formation, Secondary Rocks, Primary Stratified Rocks, Primary Unstratified Rocks; Organic Remains - Organic Remains of the Secondary Formation, Miscellaneous Notes on Organic Remains, Rocks Composed Wholly or in Part of Animal Remains; Mutations of the Earth's Surface - Aqueous Agencies, Vegetable Agency, Agency of Man and Other Animals, Chemical Agencies, Igneous Agencies, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Elevation and Depressions without Earthquakes, Causes of Volcanoes and Earthquakes, Changes of Climate upon the Globe; General View - Inferences--Marks of Design in the Geological Changes of the Earth's Surface, Unity of Design, Proofs of Creation, Geology in Reference to the Scripture History of the Creation. Samuel Griswold Goodrich (August 19, 1793 – May 9, 1860) was an American author, better known under the pseudonym Peter Parley.

Title: The Wonders of Geology

Author: [Goodrich, Samuel Griswold]

Categories: Geology, Reference, Education,

Publisher: C.H. Peirce and G.C. Rand: 1844

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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