The Elements of Geology; Adapted to the Use of Schools and Colleges by Loomis

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Author Loomis, Justin R. (Justin Rudolph), 1810-1898
LoC No. 04025263
Title The Elements of Geology; Adapted to the Use of Schools and Colleges
Contents Of the materials which compose the crust of the earth: Elementary substances. Simple minerals. The mineral masses which form the crust of the earth -- Of the arrangement of the materials which compose the crust of the earth: The classification of rocks. The plutonic rocks. The volcanic rocks. The non-fossiliferous stratified (or metamorphic) rocks. The fossiliferous rocks. Fossils. The time necessary for the formation of the stratified rocks -- Of the changes to which the crust of the earth has been subjected: Changes which have taken place at great depths below the surface. Changes in the mass of the stratified rocks. Changes in elevation and subsidence. Changes on the surface of the earth. Changes of climate. Advantages resulting from geological changes -- Of the causes of geological phenomena: Atmospheric causes. Chemical action. Organic causes. Aqueous causes. Aqueo-glacial action. Igneous causes.
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Language English
LoC Class QE: Science: Geology
Subject Geology
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