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The earth we live on; the story of geological discovery.

Author: Ruth E Moore
Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1956.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moore, Ruth E.
Earth we live on.
New York, Knopf, 1956
(OCoLC)567970830
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth E Moore
OCLC Number: 545143
Description: 416 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: Part I --
Myth and Reason --
Gods, Reason, and the Earth --
Of the Flood and the Earth / Noah --
Part II --
An Unsuspected Past --
A Past of Fire / Guettard --
Fire versus Water / Desmarest and Werner --
No sight of Beginning or End / Hutton --
Monsters and Revolutions / Cuvier --
Ice! / Agassiz --
The Changed and Changing Earth / Lyell --
Part III --
Hidden Change --
An Ancient Core / Logan --
Mountains Down / Hall --
Grand Canyon / Powell --
Mountains Up / Dutton --
Ice, Sun, and Beginnings / Chamberlin --
Part IV --
Into Invisible Forces --
The Origin of the Earth / Urey --
The Interior of the Earth / Jeffreys, Bullard, and Runcorn --
The Growing Continents / Wilson --
Great and Fiery Outpourings / Waters --
Assortment of Riches / Goldschmidt and Mason --
The Age of the Earth / Kulp.
Responsibility: Drawings by Sue Allen.

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