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Charles Lyell

Geologist (14-Nov-1797 — 22-Feb-1875)


Edward Bailey. Charles Lyell. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1963. 214pp.

T. G. Bonney. Charles Lyell and Modern Geology. New York: Macmillan. 1895. 224pp.

Leonard G. Wilson. Charles Lyell: The Years to 1841: The Revolution in Geology. Yale University Press. 1972. 553pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.928)

  6. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.313)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.246)

  8. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.210)

  9. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.308)

  10. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.322)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.139)

  12. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.281)

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