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" The trunks of the trees gradually decay until they are converted into a blackish-brown substance resembling peat, but which still retains more or less of the fibrous structure of the wood ; and layers of this often alternate with layers of clay and sand,... "
Geological Magazine - Page 156
edited by - 1879
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Principles of Geology; Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ..., Volume 2

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1868 - 834 pages
...different ages. The trunks of the trees gradually decay until they are converted into a blackish brcron substance resembling peat, but which still retains...and layers of this often alternate with layers of ehiy and sand, the whole being penetrated, to the depth of four "i five yards or more, by the long...
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geology and revelation or the ancient history of the earth

rev. gerald molloy - 1870
...diversities of appearances they present according to their different ages. The trunks of the trees gradually decay until they are converted into a blackish-brown substance resembling peat, but still retaining more or less of the fibrous structure of the wood ; and layers of this often alternate...
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Geology and Revelation: Or : the Ancient History of the Earth, Considered in ...

Gerald Molloy - Bible and geology - 1873 - 448 pages
...diversities of appearances they present according to their different ages. The trunks of the trees gradually decay until they are converted into a blackish-brown substance resembling peat, but still retaining more or less of the fibrous structure of the wood ; and layers of this often alternate...
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Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, Volume 6

Geologists' Association - Geology - 1879
...trees become water-logged and sink, and " the trunks gradually decay, until they are converted into blackish-brown substance resembling peat, but which...and sand." The banks have " a remarkable horizontal slatey structure " (along the Mackenzie), and display almost everywhere horizontal beds of woody coal,...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for ...

Science - 1911
...374, 381. *J. Richardson, Ibid., p. 518. PROC. AMER. PHIL. SOC., L. 2O2 KK, PRINTED NOV. 16, 19! I. resembling peat, but which still retains more or less...often alternate with layers of clay and sand. the whole being penetrated to the depth of four or five yards or more by the long fibrous roots of the...
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Formation of Coal Beds

John James Stevenson - Coal - 1913 - 530 pages
...Shores of the Polar Sea," London, 1823, pp. 192, 357, 364, 374, 381. "J. Richardson, Ibid., p. 518. resembling peat, but which still retains more or less...often alternate with layers of clay and sand, the whole being penetrated to the depth of four or five yards or more by the long fibrous roots of the...
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Principles of Geology, Volume 2

Charles Lyell, M. J. S. Rudwick - Science - 1991 - 352 pages
...different ages. The trunks of the trees gradually decay until they are converted into a blackish brown substance resembling peat, but which still retains...often alternate with layers of clay and sand, the whole being penetrated, to the depth of four or five yards or more, by the long fibrous roots of the...
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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 50, 1911)

...374, 381. •J. Richardson, Ibid., p. 518. PROC. AMER. PHIL. SOC., L. 2O2 KK, PRINTED NOV. l6, 19! I. resembling peat, but which still retains more or less...often alternate with layers of clay and sand, the whole being penetrated to the depth of four or five yards or more by the long fibrous roots of the...
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