Charles Lyell and Modern Geology
by Thomas George Bonney
Publisher: Macmillan and co 1895
Number of pages: 224
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.
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