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Elements of Geology

 

The Student's Series


 

Written by Sir Charles Lyell, Bart., F.R.S., (1871)

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Elements of Geology
The Student’s Series



Chapter I: ON THE DIFFERENT CLASSES OF ROCKS.
Chapter II: AQUEOUS ROCKS—THEIR COMPOSITION AND FORMS OF STRATIFICATION.
Chapter III:; ARRANGEMENT OF FOSSILS IN STRATA—FRESH-WATER AND MARINE.
Chapter IV: CONSOLIDATION OF STRATA AND PETRIFACTION OF FOSSILS.
Chapter V: ELEVATION OF STRATA ABOVE THE SEA.—HORIZ. AND INCLINED STRATIFICATION.
Chapter VI: DENUDATION.
Chapter VII: JOINT ACTION OF DENUDATION, UPHEAVAL, AND SUBSIDENCE....
Chapter VIII: CHRONOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION OF ROCKS.
Chapter IX: CLASSIFICATION OF TERTIARY FORMATIONS.
Chapter X: RECENT AND POST-PLIOCENE PERIODS.
Chapter XI: POST-PLIOCENE PERIOD, continued.—GLACIAL CONDITIONS.
Chapter XII: POST-PLIOCENE PERIOD, continued.—GLACIAL CONDITIONS, concluded.
Chapter XIII: PLIOCENE PERIOD.
Chapter XIV: MIOCENE PERIOD.—UPPER MIOCENE.
Chapter XV: LOWER MIOCENE.
Chapter XVI: EOCENE FORMATIONS.
Chapter XVII: UPPER CRETACEOUS GROUP.
Chapter XVIII: LOWER CRETACEOUS OR NEOCOMIAN FORMATION.
Chapter XIX: JURASSIC GROUP.—PURBECK BEDS AND OOLITE.
Chapter XX: JURASSIC GROUP, CONTINUED.—LIAS.
Chapter XXI: TRIAS, OR NEW RED SANDSTONE GROUP.
Chapter XXII: PERMIAN OR MAGNESIAN LIMESTONE GROUP.
Chapter XXIII: THE COAL OR CARBONIFEROUS GROUP.
Chapter XXIV: FLORA AND FAUNA OF THE CARBONIFEROUS PERIOD.
Chapter XXV: DEVONIAN OR OLD RED SANDSTONE GROUP.
Chapter XXVI: SILURIAN GROUP.
Chapter XXVII: CAMBRIAN AND LAURENTIAN GROUPS.
Chapter XXVIII: VOLCANIC ROCKS.
Chapter XXIX: ON THE AGES OF VOLCANIC ROCKS.
Chapter XXX: AGE OF VOLCANIC ROCKS—CONTINUED.
Chapter XXXI: PLUTONIC ROCKS.
Chapter XXXII: ON THE DIFFERENT AGES OF THE PLUTONIC ROCKS.
Chapter XXXIII: METAMORPHIC ROCKS.
Chapter XXXIV: METAMORPHIC ROCKS—continued.
Chapter XXXV: ON THE DIFFERENT AGES OF THE METAMORPHIC ROCKS.
Chapter XXXVI: MINERAL VEINS.

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