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Lyell, Charles Sir 1797-1875

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Works: 785 works in 2,953 publications in 5 languages and 29,769 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Diaries  Guidebooks  Textbooks  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals 
Subject Headings: Geologists 
Roles: Author, Creator, Other, Collector, Correspondent, htt, Editor, Translator
Classifications: QE26, 551.70109
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Principles of geology by Charles Lyell( )

250 editions published between 1830 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As important to modern world views as any work of Darwin, Marx, or Freud, Principles of Geology is a landmark in the history of science. In this first of three volumes, Charles Lyell (1797-1875) sets forth his powerful uniformitarian argument: processes now visibly acting in the natural world are essentially the same as those that have acted throughout the history of the earth, and are sufficient to account for all geological phenomena. Martin J. S. Rudwick's new Introduction, summarizing the origins of the Principles, guides the reader through the structure of the entire three-volume first edition and considers the legacy of Lyell's great work. -- from back cover
Prejudices which have retarded the progress of geology by Charles Lyell( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,818 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 )

157 editions published between 1845 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875) was one of the most renowned geologists of the nineteenth century. His Principles of Geology (also reissued in this series) laid the foundations of evolutionary biology, and greatly influenced Darwin. Lyell's most important contribution to modern geology was his refining and popularising of the concept of uniformitarianism, the idea that the earth has been formed through slow-acting geological forces over billions of years. These volumes, first published in 1845, are the result of Lyell's 1841 lecture tour across the United States and Canada, in the course of which he made many observations on the formation of the American landscape. Using the popular format of a travel diary, Lyell provides vivid and detailed descriptions of North American geology, with discussions of important geological sites. Volume 2 contains his travels in Canada
The student's elements of geology by Charles Lyell( )

86 editions published between 1871 and 2018 in English and held by 1,539 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
A second visit to the United States of North America by Charles Lyell( Book )

119 editions published between 1849 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

74 editions published between 1863 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,163 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
Geological evidences of the antiquity of man; with remarks on theories of the origin of species by variation by Charles Lyell( Book )

72 editions published between 1863 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparison of Engis, Australian and Neanderthal skulls Brief remarks on types of stone implements from Australia
Principles of geology; being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation by Charles Lyell( Book )

65 editions published between 1830 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 956 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 )

92 editions published between 1851 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated with more than five hundred woodcuts Includes index Held in the former Law library
Scientific papers : physiology, medicine, surgery, geology by Charles William Eliot( Book )

14 editions published between 1910 and 1963 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of geology by Charles Lyell( Book )

78 editions published between 1838 and 2016 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part I. 1. Of the four great classes of rocks - the aqueous, volcanic, plutonic, and metamorphic ; 2. Aqueous rocks ; 3. Arrangement of fossils in strata ; 4. Consolidation of strata and petrification of fossils ; 5. Elevation of strata above the sea ; 6. Denudation, and the production of alluvium ; 7. Volcanic rocks ; 8. Volcanic rocks, continued ; 9. Plutonic rocks - granite ; 10. Metamorphic rocks ; 11. Metamorphic rocks, continued -- Part II. 12. On the different ages of the four great classes of rocks ; 13. On the different ages of the aqueous rocks ; 14. Recent and tertiary formations ; 15. Cretaceous group ; 16. Wealden group ; 17. Oolite and lias ; 18. Oolite and lias, continued ; 19. New red sandstone group ; 20. The coal, or carboniferous group ; 21. Carboniferous group, continued, and old red sandstone ; 22. Primary fossiliferous strata ; 23. On the different ages of the volcanic rocks ; 24. On the different ages of the plutonic rocks ; 25. On the different ages of the metamorphic rocks
Sir Charles Lyell's scientific journals on the species question by Charles Lyell( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geological Evidence of the Antiquity of Man, 1863 by Charles Lyell( )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 441 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
Elements of geology, or, The ancient changes of the earth and its inhabitants as illustrated by geological monuments by Charles Lyell( )

28 editions published between 1865 and 1868 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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( )

30 editions published between 1863 and 2018 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

46 editions published between 1845 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webpages include a digital reproduction of the book by Sir Charles Lyell
Charles Lyell on North American geology by Charles Lyell( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das alter des menschengeschlechts auf der erde und der ursprung der arten durch abänderung, nebst einer beschreibung der eiszeit in Europa und Amerika by Charles Lyell( Book )

27 editions published between 1864 and 2006 in German and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The geological evidence of the antiquity of man Geological Evidence of the Antiquity of Man, 1863
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Travels in North America in the years 1841-2 : with geological observations on the United States, Canada and Nova ScotiaThe student's elements of geologyThe geological evidence of the antiquity of manGeological evidences of the antiquity of man; with remarks on theories of the origin of species by variationElements of geologyGeological Evidence of the Antiquity of Man, 1863The ice finders : how a poet, a professor, and a politician discovered the Ice Age
Alternative Names
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Лайель, Чарлз основоположник современной геологии, археолог, ботаник-систематик

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German (30)

French (28)

Japanese (2)

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