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“ To the natural philosopher there is no natural object unimportant
or trifling : from the least of nature's works he may learn the greatest
lessons."-SIR J. F. W. HERSCHEL,

“We know not a millionth part of the wonders of this beautiful
world."-LEIGH HUNT,

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

FOURTH EDITION.

LONDON: - RELFE AND FLETCHER, 17, CORNHILI..

LONDON:

PICHARD CLAY, PRINTER, BREAD STREET HILL.

WONDERS OF GEOLOGY ;

OR,

A FAMILIAR EXPOSITION

or

GEOLOGICAL PHENOMENA ;

BEING THE SUBSTANCE OF A COURSE OF LECTURES

DELIVERED AT BRIGHTON.

BY

GIDEON ALGERNON MANTELL, LL.D. F.R.S.

FELLOW OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS;
AND OP TIB LINNEAN AND GEOLOGICAL SOCIETIES OF LONDON AND CORNWALL:

HONORARY MEMBER OF THE PHILOMATHIC SOCIETY OF PARIS ;
OF THE ACADEMIES OF NATURAL SCIENCES OF PHILADELPHIA; AND OF ARTS AND
SCIENCES OP CONNECTICUT; OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF PENNSYLVANIA;

OF THE PHILOSOPHICAL INSTITUTION OF BOSTON;
OF THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEBEC; AND OF THE PHILOSOPHICAL

SOCIETIES OF YORK, NEWCASTLE, ETC.

“Horum contemplatio multiplicem habet usum. Sunt instar nummorum
memorialium, quæ de preteritis globi nostri fatis testantur, ubi omnia
silent monumenta historica."--BERGMAN, Med, de Syst. Foss.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

FOURTH EDITION.

LONDON :-RELFE AND FLETCHER, 17, CORNHILL.

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