Some Salient Points in the Science of the Earth by Sir John William Dawson

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Author Dawson, John William, Sir, 1820-1899
Title Some Salient Points in the Science of the Earth
Contents The starting-point -- World-making -- The imperfection of the geological record -- The history of the North Atlantic -- The dawn of life -- What may be learned from Eozoon -- The apparition and succession of animal forms -- The genesis and migration of plants -- The growth of coal -- The oldest air-breathers -- Markings, footprints, and fucoids -- Pre-determination in nature -- The Great Ice Age -- Causes of climatal change -- The distribution of animals and plants as related to geographical and geological changes -- Alpine and Arctic plants in connection with geological history -- Early man -- Man in nature.
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Language English
LoC Class QE: Science: Geology
Subject Geology
Subject Paleontology
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