Mountain formation

1885

Mountain formation

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Eduard Suess geophysics

Mountain formation

Ecology

Distant blue

In his textbook The Face of the Earth, Eduard Suess introduced the concept of the biosphere for the conditions that promote life. Connecting mountain ranges using fossils of the extinct glossopteris gymnosperms speaks of Suess’s ability to comprehend the whole from its parts.

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