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Lyell, Charles Sir 1797-1875

Overview
Works: 583 works in 2,018 publications in 6 languages and 25,119 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Diaries  Guidebooks  Textbooks  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals  Sources 
Subject Headings: Geologists 
Roles: Author, Correspondent, Translator, Editor
Classifications: QE26, 550
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Principles of geology by Charles Lyell( Book )

187 editions published between 1830 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jian li le di ceng xi tong,Lun shu le yan ceng fen lei,Fen bu,Xing zhuang he jie gou,Qi zhong dui huo shan yan,Shen cheng yan,Bian zhi yan de te zheng ye zuo le jing pi de chan shu
A second visit to the United States of North America by Charles Lyell( Book )

69 editions published between 1849 and 2012 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of geology by Charles Lyell( Book )

62 editions published between 1830 and 2009 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geological evidences of the antiquity of man; with remarks on theories of the origin of species by variation by Charles Lyell( Book )

83 editions published between 1863 and 2009 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work includes his prediction that if our nearest relatives are great apes, then the places to look for human fossils will be central Africa and Indonesia
Scientific papers : physiology, medicine, surgery, geology by Charles William Eliot( Book )

16 editions published between 1910 and 1994 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Charles Lyell's scientific journals on the species question by Charles Lyell( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and German and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in North America in the years 1841-2 : with geological observations on the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia by Charles Lyell( Book )

68 editions published between 1845 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual of elementary geology : or, the ancient changes of the earth and its inhabitants as illustrated by geological monuments by Charles Lyell( Book )

74 editions published between 1851 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated with more than five hundred woodcuts Includes index Held in the former Law library
Elements of geology by Charles Lyell( Book )

54 editions published between 1838 and 2014 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between 1830 and 1833, Charles Lyell (1797-1875) published his three-volume Principles of Geology, which has also been reissued in this series. The work's renown stems partly from the fact that the young Charles Darwin, on his voyage around the world aboard the Beagle, became influenced by Lyell's ideas relating to gradual change across large spans of time. Shaping the development of scientific enquiry in Britain and beyond, Lyell was determined to disconnect geology from religion. He originally intended some of the present work, first published in 1838, to be a supplement to the Principles, but later expanded it to serve as a general introduction to geology. The topics covered include the formation of various rock types, matters of field geology, and how the presence of marine fossils above sea level could be explained by the land rising, rather than the sea retreating. Many salient points are illustrated with woodcuts
Life, letters and journals of Sir Charles Lyell, bart by Charles Lyell( Book )

18 editions published between 1881 and 2010 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in North America : with geological observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia by Charles Lyell( Book )

31 editions published between 1845 and 1961 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of geology: being an inquiry how far the former changes of the earth's surface are referable to causes now in operation by Charles Lyell( Book )

41 editions published between 1834 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The geological evidence of the antiquity of man by Charles Lyell( Book )

41 editions published between 1863 and 2013 in English and French and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Géologue et défenseur voire créateur de la théorie des causes actuelles, C. Lyell (1797-1875) étudie la migration et l'origine des espèces et aboutit à un certain nombre de conclusions proches de celles de son ami Charles Darwin. Appuyée sur de longues recherches dans les principales cavernes d'Europe, sa thèse assure l'ancienneté de l'homme par la géologie
The student's elements of geology by Charles Lyell( Book )

38 editions published between 1871 and 2011 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the author's successful 'Elements of Geology' and 'Principles of Geology', this text for students presents those parts of the 'Elements' which are most useful to a beginner
Elements of geology, or, The ancient changes of the earth and its inhabitants as illustrated by geological monuments by Charles Lyell( Book )

20 editions published between 1865 and 1868 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in North America, Canada, and Nova Scotia, with geological observations by Charles Lyell( Book )

23 editions published between 1855 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webpages include a digital reproduction of the book by Sir Charles Lyell
Guide to Niagara Falls and its scenery, including all the points of interest both on the American and Canadian side. Geology and recession of the falls by F. H Johnson( Book )

23 editions published between 1863 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rain and rivers, or, Hutton and Playfair against Lyell and all comers by George Greenwood( Book )

3 editions published between 1857 and 1866 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prejudices which have retarded the progress of geology by Charles Lyell( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Çarlz Layel

Carolus Lyell

Charles Lyell abogado y geólogo británico

Charles Lyell britischer Geologe

Charles Lyell britisk geolog

Charles Lyell Brits geoloog (1797-1875)

Charles Lyell brittisk geolog

Charles Lyell geologo scozzese

Charles Lyell Géologue britannique

Charles Lyell skót geológus, az MTA tagja

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Κάρολος Λάιελ Βρετανός δικηγόρος και γεωλόγος

Лайель, Чарлз основоположник современной геологии, археолог, ботаник-систематик

Ляйэлль, Чарльз 1797-1875

Сер Чарлс Лајл

Чарлз Лаель

Чарлз Лайъл

Чарлс Лајел

Чарльз Лаєлл

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צ'ארלס לייל

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چارلز لایل زمین‌شناس بریتانیایی

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雷侠児

雷俠兒, 1797-1875

Languages
English (943)

French (20)

German (8)

Chinese (3)

Russian (1)

Spanish (1)

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Principles of geologyGeological evidences of the antiquity of man; with remarks on theories of the origin of species by variationTravels in North America in the years 1841-2 : with geological observations on the United States, Canada and Nova ScotiaElements of geologyLife, letters and journals of Sir Charles Lyell, bartThe geological evidence of the antiquity of manThe student's elements of geology