The Elements of Geology


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Geology is a science of such rapid growth that no apology is expected when from time to time a new text-book is added to those already in the field. The present work, however, is the outcome of the need of a text-book of very simple outline, in which causes and their consequences should be knit together as closely as possible,—a need long felt by the author in his teaching, and perhaps by other teachers also. The author has ventured, therefore, to depart from the common usage which subdivides geology into a number of departments,—dynamical, structural, physiographic, and historical,—and to treat in immediate connection with each geological process the land forms and the rock structures which it has produced. (from book preface)

(13 hr 39 min)

Chapters

Preface & Introductory Note 8:47 Read by Esther
Introduction 7:30 Read by Esther
Ch. I: The Work of the Weather, pt 1 26:02 Read by Roger Melin
Ch. I: The Work of the Weather, pt 2 37:34 Read by Roger Melin
Ch. II: The work of Ground Water 28:59 Read by Andrew Nelson
Ch. III: Rivers and Valleys, pt 1 29:59 Read by Brendan Stallard
Ch. III: Rivers and Valleys, pt 2 40:51 Read by Brendan Stallard
Ch. IV: River Deposits 35:50 Read by Esther
Ch. V: The Work of Glaciers, pt 1 26:44 Read by Availle
Ch. V: The Work of Glaciers, pt 2 19:57 Read by Availle
Ch. VI: The Work of the Wind 17:57 Read by Bellona Times
Ch. VII: The Sea and its Shores 32:32 Read by Maggie Russell
Ch. VIII: Offshore and Deep Sea Deposits 40:39 Read by Esther
Ch. IX: Movements of the Earth's Crust, pt 1 29:42 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Ch. IX: Movements of the Earth's Crust, pt 2 25:25 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Ch. X: Earthquakes 11:55 Read by Esther
Ch. XI: Volcanoes 50:16 Read by LivelyHive
Ch. XII: Underground Structures of Igneous Origin 35:37 Read by LivelyHive
Ch. XIII: Metamorphism and Mineral Veins 16:01 Read by Andrew Nelson
Ch. XIV: The Geological Record 27:47 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Ch. XV: The Pre-Cambrian Systems 30:38 Read by LivelyHive
Ch. XVI: The Cambrian 25:52 Read by LivelyHive
Ch. XVII: The Ordovician and Silurian 27:33 Read by LivelyHive
Ch. XVIII: The Devonian 21:45 Read by LivelyHive
Ch. XIX: The Carboniferous 27:53 Read by Amy Gramour
Ch. XX: The Mesozoic, pt 1 17:10 Read by Andrew Nelson
Ch. XX: The Mesozoic, pt 2 21:47 Read by Andrew Nelson
Ch. XXI: The Tertiary 39:24 Read by Ann Boulais
Ch. XXI: The Quaternary, pt 1 30:09 Read by Ann Boulais
Ch. XXI: The Quaternary, pt 2 27:13 Read by Ann Boulais

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