Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology, Volume 2

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Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1837


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Page 104 - The following observations by the same gentleman in a recent communication to the Geological Society of London, (April, 1836,) appear to contain the rudiments of a Theory, which, when maturely developed, promises to offer a solution of this difficult and complex Problem. " If it be admitted that fissures may have been produced by changes in the temperature of the earth, there can be little difficulty in also admitting that electricity may have powerfully influenced the existing arrangement of the...

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