The Story of Our Continent

The Story of Our Continent

At the same time , the heat of the tropics , not having the chance to escape ,
which is now afforded by the ocean streams which the continents divert towards
either pole , would be far greater than at present , probably too great for the life of
man ...

Author: Nathaniel Southgate Shaler

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105049337202

Category: Geology

Page: 290

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Categories: Geology

Geology and Geophysics of the Venezuelan Continental Margin Between Blanquilla and Orchilla Islands

Geology and Geophysics of the Venezuelan Continental Margin Between Blanquilla and Orchilla Islands

As he believed that sea floor spreading did not commence in the Atlantic until the
mid - Mesozoic , he suggested that the Caribbean crust is either a relict primitive
oceanic crust a continental crust that subsided very early in geologic time .

Author: George Peter

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ISBN: PSU:000072020579

Category: Geology

Page: 82

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Cornell s Physical Geography

Cornell s Physical Geography

THE SOUTH - EASTERN CONTINENT , or Australia , which much in the Eastern
Hemisphere as in the Western . has an area of 3 ... Its form is regular and
compact ; there are no deep indentations of gulfs or bays , as in the other
continents .

Author: Sophia S. Cornell

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ISBN: HARVARD:HN32E5

Category: Physical geography

Page: 103

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Categories: Physical geography

Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History

Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History

caused its surface to sink below that of the continents ; and the depressions thus
developed became the future ocean - basins , which , like the continents , are ,
according to this theory necessarily of a permanent character . Indeed , it is a
plain ...

Author: Boston Society of Natural History

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ISBN: MINN:31951D00651588Q

Category: Natural history

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Collected Reprints

Collected Reprints

Only the lofty Himalayan rampart facing India attains the scale of a continental
slope . If the ocean waters were removed , the continents would stand as
pedestals everywhere . The continental slopes are the margins of the continents
and ...

Author:

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105133453832

Category: Marine meteorology

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Categories: Marine meteorology

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

TOPICAL ANALYSIS. TI. FORMS OF LAND. 1. Horizontal Forms. Irregularity of
continental outlines. Difference between northern nnd southern continents.
Relation of this difference to commerce. 2. Vertical Forms. Average elevation of
the land.

Author: M. F. MAURY

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Bulletin of the Geological Society of America

Bulletin of the Geological Society of America

It is probable , therefore , that rocks lying within a few hundred or a few thousand
feet of the surface are unable to resist such stresses as are imposed by
continents . At greater depths we pass beyond the range of conditions which we
can ...

Author: Geological Society of America

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ISBN: UOM:39015000439821

Category: Geology

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Vols. 1-44 include Proceedings of the annual meeting, 1889-1933, later published separately.
Categories: Geology

The Continents

The Continents

Provides activities and puzzles for elementary students studying world geography and the continents.

Author: Jeanne Cheyney

Publisher: Good Year Books

ISBN: 0673360725

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 168

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Provides activities and puzzles for elementary students studying world geography and the continents.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

On Some Properties of the Earth

On Some Properties of the Earth

As the relation of density of sea and continent , nearly that of the two greatest
planets , is connected with the organisation of the solar system , so is the relation
of the northern and southern hemispheres connected with this organisation .

Author: Oskar Reichenbach

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ISBN: NYPL:33433090741111

Category: Earth

Page: 376

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Categories: Earth

Annual Report of the State Geologist for

Annual Report of the State Geologist for

Following the period of readjustment , the waters confined in the interior by the
elevated rim of the continent , became a landlocked sea inhabited by non -
marine types of life . In the shallow seas upon the outer borders of the continent
which ...

Author: New Jersey Geological Survey, 1863-1915

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105018511464

Category: Geology

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The Continents

The Continents

Briefly introduces Earth's seven continents: Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia, and Antarctica.

Author: Jennifer Waters

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 0756503787

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Briefly introduces Earth's seven continents: Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia, and Antarctica.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Works of Jacques Bernadin Henri de Saint Pierre

The Works of Jacques Bernadin Henri de Saint Pierre

Accompanied with a Memoir of His Life, and Notes Critical and Explanatory. By
Frederic Shoberl ... In Four Volumes . Bernardin de Saint-Pierre. Wise disposition
of the continents . rid zone and in its vicinity , the lofty chains of snow . covered ...

Author: Bernardin de Saint-Pierre

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ISBN: BL:A0022891894

Category: French literature

Page: 399

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Categories: French literature

Public Opinion

Public Opinion

what exquisite tenderness he writes of the neglected little son of sinful eral
resemblance in the shapes of the continents , as well as the similarities Becky ,
gently leading his father to a purer existence ; how marvelous in their disposition
over ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105026461751

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Geophysical Abstracts

Geophysical Abstracts

Marine geophysical data from the Pacific Ocean south of 35 ° S. have furnished
supporting evidence for continental drift , origin and evolution of ocean basins ,
relation of earthquakes to tectonic provinces and processes , and distribution and
 ...

Author:

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ISBN: UCR:31210022211070

Category: Geophysics

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Studies in the Creative Week

Studies in the Creative Week

It is precisely this inequality of surface which tempers the action of the heat and
the winds, and which makes possible the magnificent river systems of the
continents. Let the earth be but an unbroken table-land, and it would swiftly
become an ...

Author: George Dana Boardman

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ISBN: UOM:39015063544202

Category: Bible and evolution

Page: 338

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Categories: Bible and evolution

Annual Report of the Regents

Annual Report of the Regents

What is the order of the continents in extent of surface ? 7 . What is the order of
the continents in extent of coast line ? 8 . At what point has the eastern continent
the greatest elevation , and at what point has it the greatest depression ? 9 .

Author: University of the State of New York

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ISBN: UOM:39015076547937

Category: Education

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No. 104-117 contain also the Regents bulletins.
Categories: Education

Pamphlets on Biology

Pamphlets on Biology

Pfeiffer , in his Monographs , divides the inoperculate land shells , including the
Proserpinaceæ , into thirty - three genera , of which twenty are specifically
represented on the continents of America , and eighteen in the West India Islands
.

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ISBN: UCAL:B3069709

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