Logo

Charles Lyell and Modern Geology

Small book cover: Charles Lyell and Modern Geology

Charles Lyell and Modern Geology
by

Publisher: Macmillan and co
Number of pages: 224

Description:
Lyell, while still a young man, determined that he would endeavour to put geology -- then only beginning to rank as a science -- on a more sound and philosophical basis. To accomplish this purpose, he spared no labour, grudged no expenditure, shrank from no fatigue.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Lord KelvinLord Kelvin
by - J. M. Dent & Co.
The aim of the volume is to give an account of Lord Kelvin's life of scientific activity, and to explain to the student, and to the general reader who takes an interest in physical science and its applications, the nature of his discoveries.
(9135 views)
Book cover: The Life of Sir Isaac NewtonThe Life of Sir Isaac Newton
by - Harper & Brothers
Sir Isaac Newton has been placed at the head of those great men who have been the ornaments of their species. However imposing be the attributes with which time has invested the sages of antiquity, the brightness of their fame has been eclipsed...
(8436 views)
Book cover: The Autobiography of Charles DarwinThe Autobiography of Charles Darwin
by - W. W. Norton & Company
This book represents Darwin's own recollections of the development of his scientific theory of organic evolution. The text, edited by his son Francis, offers insights into the personal life and scientific research of this famous geobiologist.
(16745 views)
Book cover: Robert Fulton: Engineer and ArtistRobert Fulton: Engineer and Artist
by - Bell & Cockburn
The author brings to light a mass of documentary matter relative to Robert Fulton, and presents the facts about him in an entirely new light. The interesting but little known episode of his career as an artist is for the first time fully dealt with.
(10545 views)