Geological Magazine, Volume 6

Henry Woodward
Cambridge University Press, 1869

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Página 183 - Tree and Serpent Worship ; Or, Illustrations of Mythology and Art in India in the First and Fourth Centuries after Christ, from the Sculptures of the Buddhist Topes at Sanchi and Amravati.
Página 476 - A great reform in geological speculation seems now to have become necessary." " It is quite certain that a great mistake has been made— that British popular geology at the present time is in direct opposition to the principles of Natural Philosophy.
Página 567 - Director of the Geological Survey of Ireland, and Professor of Geology in the Royal College of Science, Dublin. MONTAGUE RHO[)ES JAMES, MA, Litt.D., Fellow and Dean of King's College, and Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Rev. CHW JOHNS, MA, Queens
Página 150 - attractive sensational idea that a molten interior to the globe underlies a thin superficial crust; its surface agitated by tidal waves and flowing freely towards any issue that may here and there be opened for its outward escape...
Página 286 - Wallbridge. in reply, stated that the roek must have come at the least twenty miles from its original home. The surface of the Trenton limestone rock in the neighbourhood was striated in the direction of the boulder. There was no evidence of intrusion. The mass was traversed in two or three places by crevices. 2. "On the distribution of Flint Implements in the Drift, -with reference to some recent discoveries in Norfolk and Suffolk.
Página 98 - He was elected a Fellow of the Geological Society of London in 1870, and in 1878 was created a CMG through the recommendation of Sir John Glover, then Governor of Newfoundland.
Página 477 - Uniformitarianism, to deny that the rapidity of the rotation of the earth may be diminishing, that the sun may be waxing dim, or that the earth itself may be cooling. Most of us, I suspect, are Gallios, " who care for none of these things...
Página 567 - Hypsilophodon, from the character of its teeth, probably subsisted on hard vegetable food. He expressed a hope that Mr. Fox would allow a closer examination of his specimens to be made. He was unable to agree with Mr. Seeley's views. He was inclined to think that the progress of knowledge tended rather to break down the lines of demarcation between groups supposed to be distinct than to authorize the creation of fresh divisions.
Página 253 - ... strata will thus become crystallized by heat, and may eventually, with their included water, be raised to the melting point, by which process gases would be generated, and earthquakes and volcanic eruptions follow. At the same time the mechanical disturbance of the equilibrium of pressure, consequent upon a transfer of sediments, while the yielding surface reposes on matters partly liquified, will explain the movements of elevation and subsidence of the earth's crust Herschel was probably ignorant...
Página 63 - England, had given a clear statement of the results of his own original observations, and had declared that none of the human bones or stone implements met with by him in any of the caverns could be considered to be as old as the mammoth and other extinct quadrupeds. Opinions in harmony with this conclusion continued until very lately to be generally in vogue in England ; although about the time that Schmerling was exploring the Liege caves, the Rev. Mr. M'Enery...

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