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" Secondly, a gradual submergence then took place, bringing down each part of the land successively to the level of the waters, and then to a moderate depth below them. Large islands and bergs of floating ice came from the north, which, as they grounded... "
Travels in North America: With Geological Observations on the United States ... - Pagina 49
door Sir Charles Lyell - 1845 - 272 pagina’s
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Travels in North America, in the Years 1841-2: With Geological ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Charles Lyell - 1845
...by the more solid rocks of the great escarpment. Suppose, for example, the drift d (fig. 12, p. 81) to be removed from the ledge of quartzose sandstone,...bottom of the sea, and even occasionally the face of a sicep cliff, might all be polished and grooved by this machinery ; but no flood of water, however violent,...
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The North American Review, Volume 61

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - 1845
...icebergs and islands of floating ice coming down from the north, " which, as they grounded on the coast or on shoals, pushed along all loose materials of sand...fragments of hard stone were frozen into their lower surface, scooped out grooves in the subjacent solid stratra." There is little difficulty as respects...
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The North British review

1851
...which, as they grounded on the coast and on shoals, pushed along all loose materials of sand and pebble, broke off all angular and projecting points of rock,...fragments of hard stone were frozen into their lower surface, scooped out grooves in the subjacent solid strata." In this manner he conceives that sloping...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 54

1853
...which came from the north, and, as they grounded on the coast and on shoals, pushed along alKtlie looae materials of sand and pebbles, broke off all angular...scooped out grooves in the subjacent solid strata." Now, the floating and stranding of icebergs are familiar facts ; but no one ever saw a sea-bottom worn...
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The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art, Volume 5

1860
...currents from the north, charged with mud, sand and boulders, which, as they grounded on the bottom, pushed along all loose materials of sand and pebbles,...were frozen into their lower surfaces, scooped out furrows and grooves in the subjacent rocks. When the icebergs melted, the soft and loose insoluble...
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Wells's First Principles of Geology: A Text-book for Schools, Academies and ...

David Ames Wells - 1864 - 333 pagina’s
...loose materials of sand and pebbles, smoothed and rounded the northern sides of ledges and mountains, and, when fragments of hard stone were frozen into their lower surfaces, grooved and polished the rocks with which they camo in contact. When the icebergs and floes melted,...
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Works

Hugh Miller - 1865
...geographical configuration, so far as relates to the older rocks, under the joint influence of elevating and denuding operations. >Secondly, a gradual submergence...scooped out grooves in the subjacent solid strata. Thirdly, after the surface of the rocks had been smoothed and grated upon by the passage of innumerable...
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Well's First Principles of Geology: A Textbook for Schools, Academies and ...

David Ames Wells - 1865
...loose materials of sand and pebbles, smoothed and rounded the northern sides of ledges and mountains, and, when fragments of hard stone were frozen into their lower surfaces, grooved and polished the rocks with which they came in contact. When the icebergs and floes melted,...
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Sketch-book of Popular Geology

Hugh Miller - 1872 - 356 pagina’s
...Mr. Trimmer's last paper on Boulder-Clays, Journal of the Geological Society, May 1858, p. 171.— WS stone were frozen into their lower surfaces, scooped out grooves in the subjacent solid strata. Thirdly, after the surface of the rocks had been smoothed and grated upon by the passage of innumerable...
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Secrets of the Rocks; Or, The Story of the Hills and the Gulches: A Manual ...

Samuel Milligan Frazier - 1904 - 491 pagina’s
...loose materials of sand and pebbles, smoothed and rounded the northern sides of ledges and mountains, and, when fragments of hard stone were frozen into their lower surfaces, grooved and polished the rocks with which they came in contact. When the icebergs and floes melted,...
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