Imatges de pÓgina
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NEW SYSTEM OF GEOLOGY,

IN WHICH

THE GREAT REVOLUTIONS

OF THE

EARTH AND ANIMATED NATURE,

ARE RECONCILED AT ONCE

TO MODERN SCIENCE AND SACRED HISTORY.

BY ANDREW URE, M.D.

FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY,

MEMBER OF THE GEOLOGICAL AND ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETIES OF LONDON,
&c. &c. &c.

PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS AND LECTURER ON CHEMISTRY

IN THE

ANDERSONIAN UNIVERSITY.

LONDON:

LONGMAN, REES, ORME, BROWN, & GREEN.

M. DCCC.XXIX.

Composition and complex relations of water,
Creation of the vegetable world, .

Creation and analogies of fishes and fowls,

Primeval state of man,

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Mystical transition from inorganic inertia to organic life, .
Tabular representation of Mineral Strata,
Table of Geological equivalents, by the Rev. Dr. Buckland,
CHAF. II.-Submedial Strata,

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1. Greywacke, an intermediate or transition-rock,
Fossil fish of greywacke-other localities of fossil fish,
Transition limestone-its organic remains,.

CHAP. III.-Medial or Carboniferous Strata,

129

ib.

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Lignites, or bituminised wood, not true pit-coal,

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§i. Magnesian limestone; equivalent of the German zechstein, 187

Its great fossil lizards or monitors, in Thuringia,

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