A Selection of the Geological Memoirs Contained in the Annales Des Mines

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Sir Henry Thomas De la Beche (1796-1855) was a talented and influential geologist. A friend of Mary Anning, he produced the famous lithograph Duria antiquior (1830), the first reconstruction of a scene from an ancient world, to support her work. He promoted government involvement in geology and became the founding Director of the British Geological Survey, which was officially recognised in 1835. Inspired by his work in Cornwall, he later founded the Royal School of Mines and the Museum of Practical Geology. Among his ...

A Selection of the Geological Memoirs Contained in the Annales Des Mines 2016, Palala Press

ISBN-13: 9781355428992

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A Selection of the Geological Memoirs Contained in the Annales des Mines 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781108048408

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