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Theory of the Earth, with Proofs
and Illustrations, In Four Parts
James Hutton, Sir Archibald Geikie
Messrs Cadell, junior...
heading both to the north-west and south east, the general
direction of S.W. and N.E. is still preserved in the
stretching...
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Notes from "theory of the earth, with proofs and illustrations, in four parts"

  1. 1. Theory of the Earth, with Proofs and Illustrations, In Four Parts James Hutton, Sir Archibald Geikie Messrs Cadell, junior, and Davies, London; and W. Creech Get it on Google Play This document is overwritten when you make changes in Play Books. You should make a copy of this document before you edit it. 2 notes/highlights Created by Jennifer Wall – Last synced March 2, 2016 Observations Made In A Journey To [When Hutton's first sketch of his Theory of the Earth was read to the Royal Society of Edinburgh in the spring of 1785, March 2, 2016 1 But what is still more remarkable or worthy of attention is this, that the line in which the strata of this mountainous region are ele vated or depressed, seems to preserve the same direction with this line of general division for the species of country ; for while the perpendicular strata or edge-beds of this alpine region may be found inclined or 5
  2. 2. heading both to the north-west and south east, the general direction of S.W. and N.E. is still preserved in the stretching line of the strata which is horizontal ; at least, this is the case much more frequently than it is otherwise.* March 2, 2016

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