The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology

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The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology - Winchester, Simon

Winchester tells the fascinating story of an Oxfordshire blacksmith's orphaned son who discovered an unmistakable pattern in the rocks. From this, William Smith developed the first true geographical map following fossils and rock patterns, earning him a place in history as the father of modern geology. Line drawings. Maps throughout, 2 in color.

The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology 2009, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780061767906

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The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology 2001, HarperTorch, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060193614

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