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Charles Lyell and Modern Geology

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Charles Lyell and Modern Geology
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Publisher: Macmillan and co
Number of pages: 224

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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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