New Geology, The by Price, George McCready

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A textbook for colleges, normal schools, and training schools; and for the general reader.

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Author Price, George McCready
Publisher PPPA
Pages 726
Edition 2ND EDITION
Binding Hard Back
Condition C-
Dustjacket No
Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

PART I — PHYSIOGRAPHIC GEOLOGY
I. THE GENERAL FEATURES OF THE EARTH
II. THE ORGANIC FEATURES OF THE EARTH

PART II — STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY
III. MINERALS AND ROCKS
IV. ROCK MASSES

PART III — DYNAMICAL GEOLOGY
V. CHEMICAL WORK
VI. THE ATMOSPHERE AS A GEOLOGICAL AGENT
VII. RUNNING WATER
VIII. ICE AS A GEOLOGICAL AGENT
IX. THE OCEAN AND ITS WORK
X. LIFE: ITS GEOLOGICAL EFFECTS
XI. VOLCANOES
XII. HEAT: ITS EFFECTS AND ITS CAUSES
XIII. EARTHQUAKES AND DIASTROPHISM
XIV. MOUNTAINS AND MOUNTAIN MAKING
XV. MINERAL VEINS AND ORE DEPOSITS

PART IV — STRATIGRAPHICAL GEOLOGY
XVI. CLASSIFICATION
XVII. FOSSILS AND THEIR USES IN GEOLOGY
XVIII. A GENERAL VIEW OF THE PLANT AND ANIMAL KINGDOMS
XIX. THE PRE-CAMBRIAN ROCKS
XX. THE PALEOZOIC GROUP — THE CAMBRIAN SYSTEM
XXI. THE TRILOBITES
XXII. FOSSIL SHELLS
XXIII. THE ORDOVICIAN SYSTEM
XXIV. FOSSIL RADIATES
XXV. THE SILURIAN SYSTEM
XXVI. FOSSIL FISHES
XXVII. THE DEVONIAN SYSTEM
XXVIII. THE CARBONIFEROUS SYSTEM
XXIX. THE PERMIAN SYSTEM
XXX. COAL: ITS OCCURRENCE AND ORIGIN
XXXI. THE MESOZOIC GROUP — THE TRIASSIC SYSTEM
XXXII. THE JURASSIC SYSTEM
XXXIII. THE CRETACEOUS SYSTEM
XXXIV. FOSSIL REPTILES
XXXV. THE CENOZOIC GROUP — THE TERTIARY SYSTEM
XXXVI. THE QUATERNARY SYSTEM — THE PLEISTOCENE SERIES

PART V — THEORETICAL GEOLOGY
XXXVII. A BRIEF HISTORY OF GEOLOGY
XXXVIII. DO THE FOSSILS OCCUR IN A CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER?
XXXIX. THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE FOSSILS OCCUR
XL. SCIENTIFIC METHODS
XLI. THE HYPOTHESIS OF A WORLD CATASTROPHE
XLII. THE ORIGIN AND ANTIQUITY OF MAN

Copyright 1923
Year Printed 1926

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