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" ... that the nummulitic formation occupies a middle place in the Eocene series, we are struck with the comparatively modern date to which some of the greatest revolutions in the physical geography of Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa must be referred.... "
Illustrations of Universal Progress: A Series of Discussions - Page 345
by Herbert Spencer - 1867 - 451 pages
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A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or the Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1855 - 647 pages
...revolutions in the physical geography of Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa must be referred. All the mountain chains, such as the Alps, Pyrenees, Carpathians,...no existence till after the Middle Eocene period. During that period the sea prevailed where these chains now rise, for nummulites and their accompanying...
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Advanced Text-book of Geology, Descriptive and Industrial

David Page - Geology - 1856 - 325 pages
...the physical geography of Europe, Asia, and North Africa must be referred. All the mountain-chains, such as the Alps, Pyrenees, Carpathians, and Himalayas,...no existence till after the Middle Eocene period. During that period, the sea prevailed where these chains now rise ; for nummulites and their accompanying...
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The Universal review

Social Science - 1859
...revolutions in the physical geography of Europe, Asia, and northern Africa must be referred. All the mountain chains, such as the Alps, Pyrenees, Carpathians,...A still more marked case follows on the next page, where, because a certain bed at Claiborne in Alabama which contains "four hundred species of marine...
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A manual of elementary geology: or, The ancient changes of the earth and its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1860 - 685 pages
...revolutions in the physical geography of Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa must be referred. All the mountain chains, such as the Alps, Pyrenees, Carpathians, and Himalayas, into the composition of whoso central and loftiest parts the nummulitic strata enter bodily, could have had no existence till...
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Essays--scientific, Political and Speculative, Volume 2

Herbert Spencer - Philosophy - 1864
...revolutions in the physical geography of Europe, Asia, and northern Africa must be referred. All the mountain chains, such as the Alps, Pyrenees, Carpathians,...certain bed at Claiborne in Alabama, which contains "four hundred species of marine shells," includes among them the Cardita planicosta, "and some others...
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Essays: Scientific, Political, and Speculative. (Second series)

Herbert Spencer - Philosophy - 1864 - 362 pages
...revolutions in the physical geography of Europe, Asia, and northern Africa must be referred. All the mountain chains, such as the Alps, Pyrenees, Carpathians,...certain bed at Claiborne in Alabama, which contains "four hundred species of marine shells," includes among them the Cardita planicosta, "and some others...
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Elements of Geology

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1865 - 794 pages
...revolutions in the physical geography of Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa must be referred. All the mountain chains, such as the Alps, Pyrenees, Carpathians,...no existence till after the Middle Eocene period. During that period the sea prevailed where these chains now rise, for nummulites and their accompanying...
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The World Before the Deluge

Louis Figuier, Henry William Bristow - Geology, Stratigraphic - 1867 - 439 pages
...revolutions in the physical geography of Europe, Asia, and northern Africa must be referred. All the mountain chains, such as the Alps, Pyrenees, Carpathians,...no existence till after the Middle Eocene period." In England the mottled clay of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight is often seen in contact with the Chalk,...
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The World Before the Deluge

Louis Figuier - Geology, Stratigraphic - 1866 - 448 pages
...modern date to which some of the greatest revolutions in physical geography must be referred. All the mountain chains, such as the Alps, Pyrenees, Carpathians,...Himalayas, into the composition of whose central and lofticst parts the Nummulitic strata enter bodily, could have had no existence till after the middle...
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Chapters on Man: With the Outlines of a Science of Comparative Psychology

Charles Staniland Wake - Human beings - 1868 - 343 pages
...the conspicuous place occupied by the nummulitic formation in the earth's crust, says that " all the mountain chains, such as the Alps, Pyrenees, Carpathians,...Himalayas, into the composition of whose central and highest parts the nummulitic strata enter bodily, could have had no existence till after the middle...
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