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The Geology and Extinct Volcanos of Central France
George Poulett Scrope
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1858
Allier ancient appears Ardeche augite Auvergne basaltic currents basin bed of basalt breccia Burzet calcareous Cantal cellular Central France chain of puys channel character Clermont clinkstone colour columnar compact conglomerate considerable contains Cournon crater Crown 8vo current of lava currents of basalt deposits distance district domite dyke east Edition elevation epoch eruption evidently excavation Fcap feet felspar fissures flowed formed fragments freshwater formation geologists Gergovia gneiss gorge Haute Loire heights hill History Illustrations Issoire lacustrine lake Langy lava lava-current Limagne limestone marls mass Mezen miles Mont Dore mountain neighbouring numerous observed occupied olivine origin Pariou peperino plain Plate plateau points Pomel Portrait Post 8vo prisms probably Puy de Dome recent remarkable rise river rock scoriae seen side Sioule slope species strata stream substance summit surface tertiary thick tion torrents trachyte tuff valley vast vent Vivarais volcanic cones Vols Woodcuts
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Side 214 - ... been completed. There was first a period when the spacious lakes, of which we still may trace the boundaries, lay at the foot of mountains of moderate elevation, unbroken by the bold peaks and precipices of Mont d'Or, and unadorned by the picturesque outline of the Puy de Dome, or of the volcanic cones and craters now covering the granitic platform. During this earlier scene of repose, deltas were slowly formed ; beds of marl and sand several hundred feet thick deposited; siliceous and calcareous...
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Side 284 - Christianity, from the Birth of Christ to the Abolition of Paganism in the Roman Empire. 3 Vols. Post Svo. 18>. Latin Christianity, including that of the Popes to the Pontificate of Nicholas V.
Side viii - Variations of level between different constituent parts of the surface of the terraqueous globe. " 2. The destruction of former rocks and their reproduction under new forms. "3. The production of new rocks upon the earth's surface. Geologists have hitherto usually had recourse for the explanation of these changes to the supposition of sundry violent and extraordinary catastrophes, cataclysms, or general revolutions. " As the idea imparted by the terms cataclysm, catastrophe, or revolution is extremely...