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An inquiry into the original state and formation of the earth deduced from facts and the laws of nature : to which is added an appendix, containing some general observations on the strata in Derbyshire, with sections of them, representing their arrangement, affinities, and the mutations they have suffered at different periods of time : intended to illustrate the preceding inquiries and as a specimen of subterraneous geography by

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Published by Printed for the Author by J. Cooper in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geology, Structural,
  • Geology -- Early works to 1800

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby John Whitehurst
SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination195 p.
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16925918M
LC Control Number87804554

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Inquiry into the original state and formation of the earth. London, Printed for the author and W. Brent by J. Cooper, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Whitehurst. Get this from a library! An inquiry into the original state and formation of the earth, deduced from facts and the laws of nature. [John Whitehurst; Jefferson Exhibit Collection (Library of Congress)]. An inquiry into the original state and formation of the earth By John Whitehurst, F.R.S. London: printed for W. Bent. MLA Citation. Whitehurst, John. An inquiry into the original state and formation of the earth [microform] By John Whitehurst, F.R.S printed for W. Bent London Australian/Harvard Citation. Whitehurst, John. An inquiry into the original state and formation of the earth; deduced from facts and the laws of nature. The second edition, considerably enlarged, and illustrated with plates. By John Whitehurst, F.R.S.

An inquiry into the original state and formation of the earth [microform]: deduced from facts and the laws of nature: to which is added an appendix, containing some general observations on the strata in Derbyshire, with sections of them, representing their arrangement, affinities, and the mutations they have suffered at different periods of time: intended to illustrate the preceding. To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed the entire object, paste this HTML in website To link to this page, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this page, paste this HTML in website. The toadstone, also known as bufonite (from Latin bufo, "toad"), is a mythical stone or gem that was thought to be found in the head of a was supposed to be an antidote to poison and in this it is like batrachite, supposedly formed in the heads of ones were actually the button-like fossilized teeth of Lepidotes, an extinct genus of ray-finned fish from the Jurassic and. In , Whitehurst published his theory on geological strata in An Inquiry into the Original State and Formation of the Earth. He had begun this while living at Derby, originally intending to facilitate the discovery of valuable minerals beneath the Earth's surface.

An inquiry into the original state and formation of the earth. London: Printed for the author by J. Cooper, The so-called "toadstone" of Derbyshire had long been known to the local miners, but it first came to public attention when John Whitehurst wrote about it, and mapped it, in geologist John Whitehurst (–) contended in his Inquiry into the Original State and Formation of the Earth () that the earth was much older than man and that although the Noachian Flood was a global catastrophe it was not responsible for most of the geological record.4 In France, three prominent scientists advanced the old-earth Size: 1MB.   WHITEHURST, John. An Inquiry into the Original State and Formation of the Earth; Deduced from Facts and Laws of Nature. London: Printed for the Author, and W. Bent, 4to. Half title, 7 engraved plates on 3 sheets, one folding (lacking plates numbered II and III). Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards (rubbed).   In he published his ‘Inquiry into the Original State and Formation of the Earth’ (London, 4to), of which a second edition appeared in , considerably enlarged and improved; and a third, after his death, in