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Published by s.n. in [London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Basins (Geology)

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPhilosophical magazine.
Statementby A.C. Ramsay.
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. ;
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23332556M

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Sir Charles Lyell and the Glacial Theory of Lake-Basins by Andrew Crombie Ramsay avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 4 editions duction of floating ice into the theory of marine deposition. This single modification, I m"gue, prevented the rapid acceptance if Agassiz's glacial theory and delayedfor decades its achieving dominance. Lyell argued for the role of floating ice in boulder transport in the first edition of his Principles (vol. 3, May ).   Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay () provided a detailed account of how lake basins, such as Lake Geneva, might be formed by glacial action, showing quite specifically that they were not associated with structural features or faults or any other "cracks or rents" (Murchison)   A stunning claim, but certainly Charles Lyell's Principles of Geology, published in , shook prevailing views of how Earth had been formed. His book

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