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" ... still in progress ; the changes indicated are of a contrary character. The results to which we have here been led obviously differ, in many particulars, from the deductions of Mr Darwin. 2. Elevations of modern eras in the Pacific. Since the period... "
Corals and Coral Islands - Page 326
by James Dwight Dana - 1872 - 398 pages
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 55

Geology - 1853
...of modern eras in the Pacific. Since the period of subsidence, the history of which has occupied us in the preceding pages, there has been no equally...are so numerous and so widely scattered, that they convince us of a cessation in the previous general subsidence. The most convenient mode of reviewing...
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ON CORAL REEFS AND ISLANDS

JAMES D. DANA - 1853
...of Modern Eras in the Pacific. Since the period of subsidence, the history of which has occupied us in the preceding pages, there has been no equally...groups of islands. While the former exemplify one of (he grander events in the earth's history, in which a large segment of the globe was concerned, the...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 55

Science - 1853
...of modern eras in the Pacific. Since the period of subsidence, the history of which has occupied us in the preceding pages, there has been no equally...general elevation. Yet various parts of the ocean bear evitlence of changes confined to particular islands or groups of islands. While the former exemplify...
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