Geological Magazine, Volume 29

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Henry Woodward
Cambridge University Press, 1892 - Geology
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Page 461 - But, so far as the writer is aware, no attempt has been made to determine experimentally the capacity of dements to receive instruction.
Page 503 - RUDLER, and JJH TEALL, and Dr. JOHNSTON-LAVIS, appointed for the investigation of the Volcanic Phenomena of Vesuvius and its Neighbourhood. (Drawn up by Dr. JOHNSTONLAVIS.) SINCE the last Report, nearly all the tunnelling for the great main sewer is complete, and few additional facts of interest have come to light. Several little problems of purely local geology have, however, been solved. In the lower sewer collector, beneath the tramway tunnel of Naples, a peculiar grey trachytio mass has been,...
Page 276 - Within a finite period of time past, the earth must have been, and within a finite period of time to come, the earth must again be, unfit for the habitation of man as at present constituted, unless operations have been, or are to be performed, which are impossible under the laws to which the known operations going on at present in the material world are subject.
Page 95 - Smith, in consideration of his being a great original discoverer in English geology; and especially for his having been the first, in this country, to discover and to teach the identification of strata, and to determine their succession by means of their imbedded fossils...
Page 130 - The Earliest Winged Insects of America : a re-examination of the Devonian Insects of New Brunswick, in the light of criticisms and of new studies of other Palaeozoic types.
Page 141 - On the Correlation of the Upper Jurassic Rocks of the Swiss Jura with those of England.
Page 501 - FRS, is the only one containing a reference to the cone-in-cone structure. Geikie appears to adopt the opinion of Professor Marsh, who states that the complex structure known as cone-in-cone may be due to the action of pressure upon concretions in the course of formation. HC Sorby, FRS, in a paper read before the British Association, 1859, stated that he had examined transparent sections of the structure with a low magnifying power under polarized light, and concluded that it was intimately connected...
Page 131 - Illustrations of the Carboniferous Arachnida of North America, of the orders Anthracomarti and Pedipalpi.
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Page 129 - America," and was read before the Boston Society of Natural History, in January, 1865, (published in I860 with one plate). 2. The second is on "the Carboniferous Myriapods preserved in the Sigillarian stumps of Nova Scotia.

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