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The Elements of Geology

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Author: W.H. Norton
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 112,024 / 333 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.1
LoC Categories: Q, LT
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 4,034
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Origin: gutenberg.org
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neralogical and paleontological nature, and by confining the field of view almost wholly to our own continent, space has been obtained to give to what are deemed for beginners the essentials of the science a fuller treatment than perhaps is common.

It is assumed that field work will be introduced with the commencement of the study. The common rocks are therefore briefly described in the opening chapters. The drift also receives early mention, and teachers in the northern states who begin geology in the fall may prefer to take up the chapter on the Pleistocene immediately after the chapter on glaciers.

Simple diagrams have been used freely, not only because they are often clearer than any verbal statement, but also because they readily lend themselves to reproduction on the blackboard by the pupil. The text will suggest others which the pupil may invent. It is hoped that the photographic views may also be used for exercises in the class room.

The generous aid of many friends is recognized with special

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