An Essay towards a Natural History of the Earth: And Terrestrial Bodyes, Especially Minerals

An Essay towards a Natural History of the Earth: And Terrestrial Bodyes, Especially Minerals

by John Woodward

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108076982
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/30/2014
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Earth Science Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 322
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; An account of the observations upon which this discourse is founded; A dissertation concerning shells and other marine bodyes, found at land; 1. An examination of the opinions of former writers on this subject; 2. Concerning the universal Deluge; 3. Concerning the fluids of the globe; 4. Of the origin and formation of metals, and minerals; 5. Of the alterations which the terraqueous globe hath undergone since the time of the Deluge; 6. Concerning the state of the Earth and the productions of it, before the Deluge.

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