A New System of Geology: In which the Great Revolutions of the Earth and Animated Nature, are Reconciled at Once to Modern Science and Sacred History

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1829 - Bible and geology - 621 pages

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Concluding observations on tertiary strata
Physical events subordinate to moral purpose
Tracks of travelled diluvium now visible
Valleys of denudation scooped out by the deluge
Causes of Geological Catastrophe
Amount of volcanic fires
Sir H Davy on volcanic action
True cause of the phenomena investigated
Pseudostratification of trap with figure
Great trap district of Ireland
Basaltic eruptions in the Alps
The constitution of the Primeval World and
Secondary strata consist of triads
Terraqueous constitution long unstable
A Brogniart and Dr Martius on antediluvian botany
Polyparies of primeval growthwith general table of living
Coral islands raised above sealevel by volcanic power
Earth of the antediluvians destroyed
Diluvial defluxits enormous power illustrated
Extensive ices round the pole consequent to the deluge
Moral corollaries from the phenomena
Harmonies of animal organization developed
Bony framework of existing species invariable
Daman remarks on its affinities
Megalonyx or great clawed animal
Description of the bonecaverns
Cavern of Kirkdale in Yorkshire a hyŠna den
Cavern called Kents Hole near Torquay another hyŠna den
Bonebreccias of the Mediterranean coasts
Osseous breccia of analogous nature with the cavern loam
Rain primarily very rare rainbow a postdiluvian meteor
Era of the deluge assigned by Moses confirmed by
Concluding reflections

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