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" Aided by the winds and waves, it undermines and sweeps away the granite, gneiss, trap rocks, and sand-stone of Shetland, and removes the gravel and loam of the cliffs of Holderness, Norfolk, and Suffolk, which are between fifty and two hundred feet in... "
The chemistry of creation - Page 468
by Robert Ellis (F.L.S.) - 1850
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1847 - 824 pages
...of various kinds. Aided by the winds and waves, it undermines and sweeps away the granite, gneiss, trap rocks, and sand-stone of Shetland, and removes...annually. It also bears away, in co-operation with ie Thames and the tides, the strata of London clay on the const of Essex and Sheppey. The sea at the...
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The Gallery of Nature: a Pictorial and Descriptive Tour Through Creation ...

Thomas Milner - 1848 - 803 pages
...material by the tidal current of the German Ocean. It undermines and sweeps away the granite, gneiss, trap rocks, and sandstone of Shetland, and removes...at the rate of from one to six yards annually. It bears away the strata of London clay on the coast of Essex and Sheppy — consumes the chalk with its...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1854 - 834 pages
...of various kinds. Aided by the waves, it undermines and sweeps away the granite, gneiss, trap-rocks, and sandstone of Shetland, and removes the gravel...Holderness, Norfolk, and Suffolk, which are between twenty and three hundred feet in height, and which waste at various rates of from one foot to six yards...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Natural history - 1856
...Holderness, Norfolk, and Suffolk, which we between fifty and two hundred feet in height, and • iiiili waste at the rate of from one to six yards annually. It bears away the strata of London clay on the coast of К--ЧХ and Sheppey — consumes the chalk with...
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History of the earth and animated nature: with numerous notes from ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Science - 1857
...being desLavo seen, materials of various kinds. It undermines and sweeps away the granite, gneiss, trap rocks, and sandstone of Shetland, and removes...at the rate of from one to six yards annually. It bears away the strata of London day on the coast of Essex and Sheppcy— consumes the chalk with its...
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The gallery of nature: a tour through creation

Thomas Milner - 1860
...material by the stormy action of the German Ocean. It undermines and sweeps away the granite, gneiss, trap rocks, and sandstone of Shetland, and removes...at the rate of from one to six yards annually. It bears away the strata of London clay on the coast of Essex and Sheppy — consumes the chalk with its...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature: With Notes from the ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1862
...coins of the have seen, materials oí various kinds. It undermines and sweeps away the granite, gneiss, trap rocks, and sandstone of Shetland, and removes...at the rate of from one to six yards annually. It bears air ay the strata of London r lay on the coast of Essex and Sheppey— consumes the chalk with...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ..., Volume 1

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1867 - 834 pages
...materials of various kinds. Aided by the waves, it undermines and sweeps away the granite, gneiss, trap rocks, and sand-stone of Shetland, and removes the gravel and loam of the cliffs of Holdemess, Norfolk, and » Nouvclle Chroniqne dc la Villede Bayonne, pp. 113, 139. 1827. Suffolk, which...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ..., Volume 1

Sir Charles Lyell - Evolution - 1872 - 671 pages
...sandstone of Shetland, and removes the » Nouvelle Chroniqua de la Ville de Bayo ne, pr. 113, 139. 1827. gravel and loam of the cliffs of Holderness, Norfolk, and Suffolk, -which are between twenty and three hundred feet in height, and which waste at various rates of from one foot to six yards...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1872 - 4 pages
...sandstone of Shetland, and removes the * Nouvelle Chronique de la Ville de Bayonne, pp. 113, 139. 1827' gravel and loam of the cliffs of Holderness, Norfolk, and Suffolk, which are between twenty and three hundred feet in height, and which waste at various rates of from one foot to six yards...
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