Principles of geology

1830 Principles of geology

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Charles Lyell geology

Principles of geology



Modern geology has been formed by an interplay of catastrophism and uniformitarianism. James Hall the Neptunist was a good friend of James Hutton the Plutonist who first suggested uniformitarianism; Hutton helped convert Hall to Plutonism. Charles Lyell was a good friend of Charles Darwin; Darwin helped convert Lyell to believe in evolution.

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