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" ... at different altitudes, that the waters have risen, or subsided, or receded from some parts and inundated others. But the reason is, that the same land is sometimes raised up and sometimes depressed, and the sea also is simultaneously raised and depressed,... "
Geological Magazine - Page 30
edited by - 1879
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1854 - 834 pages
...and the sea also is simultaneously raised and depressed, so that it either overflows or returns into its own place again. We must, therefore, ascribe the...which lies beneath the sea, for this is more movable and, on account of its humidity, can be altered with greater celerity.* It is proper ," he observes...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1872 - 4 pages
...and the sea also is simultaneously raised and depressed, so that it either overflows or returns into its own place again. We must, therefore, ascribe the...which lies beneath the sea, for this is more movable and, on account of its humidity, can be altered with greater celerity.* U is proper,' he * ' Quod enim...
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Geological Magazine

Henry Woodward - Geology - 1879
...corroborated by independent writers. It has ever been the characteristic of the ignorant and uniuquiring peasantry to ascribe the occurrence of great boulders...ancient geographers and historians to the Scilly Isles. 1 Stoddart, Proc. Brist. Nat. Soc. for 1870, vol. vp 43. Fourthly, the insulation of St. Michael's...
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THE GEOLOGICAL MADAZINE

HENRY WOODWARD - 1879
...Pythagoras. Pliny, and Aristotle should have believed the sea to be less changeable than the land. 1 Strabo, in opposing the opinions of Eratosthenes and...which lies beneath the sea, for this is more movable." Firstly, accounts of unusual disturbances of the sea by contemporary observers. The historical evidence...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 45

Science - 1906
...and the sea also is simultaneously raised and depressed, so that it either overflows or returns into its own place again. We must, therefore, ascribe the...which lies beneath the sea, for this is more movable and, on account of its humidity, can be altered with great celerity. It is proper to derive our explanations...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 45

Science - 1906
...and the sea also is simultaneously raised and depressed, so that it either overflows or returns into its own place again. We must, therefore, ascribe the...which lies beneath the sea, for this is more movable and, on account of its humidity, can be altered with great celerity. It is proper to derive our explanations...
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The Cause of Earthquakes, Mountain Formation and Kindred Phenomena Connected ...

T. J. J. (Thomas Jefferson Jackson) See - Earthquakes - 1907 - 414 pages
...and the sea also is simultaneously raised and depressed, so that it eithet overflows or returns into its own place again. We must, therefore, ascribe the...which lies beneath the sea, for this is more movable and, on account of its humidity, can be altered with great celerity. It is proper to derive our explanations...
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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 45, 1906)

...and the sea also is simultaneously raised and depressed, so that it either overflows or returns into its own place again. We must, therefore, ascribe the...which lies beneath the sea, for this is more movable and, on account of its humidity, can be altered with great celerity. It is proper to derive our explanations...
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