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" ... an elevated ridge, more than a mile in length and rising more than forty feet, covered by a confused assemblage of broken strata and immense blocks of rock, invested with seaweed and corallines, and scattered over with shells and starfish, and other... "
The book of the Axe - Page 473
by George Philip R. Pulman - 1854
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 29

Science - 1840
...shingle of the shore by their state of unnatural condensation, to burst upwards in a line parallel to the coast ; thus an elevated ridge, more than a mile...the new reef, in such a manner as nearly to resemble the Cqbb at Lyme ; which, however, it exceeds in size. The singularity and picturesque effect of the...
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Principles of geology, Volume 2

sir Charles Lyell (bart.) - 1840
...unnatural condensation, to burst upwards in a line parallel to the coast,—thus an elevated ridge, G, more than a mile in length, and rising more than forty...extended reef in front of the present range of cliffs." * Cornwall. — Near Penzance in Cornwall, there is a projecting tongue of land, called the " Green,"...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ..., Volume 2

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1840
...line parallel to the coast, — thus an elevated ridge, G, more than a mile in length, and rising.more than forty feet, covered by a confused assemblage...extended reef in front of the present range of cliffs." * Cornwall. — Near Penzance in Cornwall, there is a projecting tongue of land, called the "Green,"...
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The Subterranean World

Georg Hartwig - Caves - 1871 - 522 pages
...by their state of unnatural condensation, to burst upwards in a line parallel to the coast, so that an elevated ridge, more than a mile in length and...extended reef in front of the present range of cliffs.' Landslips caused by the falling in of cavern roofs are nowhere more common than in the cretaceous strata,...
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THE SUBTERRANEAN WORLD

DR. GEORGE HARTWIG - 1871
...to the coast, so that an elevated ridge, more than a mile in length and rising more than forty feet5 covered by a confused assemblage of broken strata...extended reef in front of the present range of cliffs/ Landslips caused by the falling in of cavern roofs are nowhere more common than in the cretaceous strata,...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ..., Volume 1

Sir Charles Lyell - Evolution - 1872 - 671 pages
...covered by a confused assemblage of broken strata, and immense blocks of rock, invested with sea- weed and corallines, and scattered over with shells and...extended reef in front of the present range of cliffs.' * A full account of this remarkable landslip, with a plan, sections, and many fine illustrative drawings,...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1872
...covered by a confused assemblage of broken strata, and immense blocks of rock, invested with sea- weed and corallines, and scattered over with shells and...extended reef in front of the present range of cliffs.' * A full account of this remarkable landslip, with a plan, sections, and many fine illustrative drawings,...
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The Student's Handbook of Physical Geology

Alfred John Jukes-Browne - Geology - 1884 - 514 pages
...long, upraised ridge, covered with large blocks of rock, which, at the time of the occurrence, were invested with seaweed and corallines, and scattered over with shells and star-fish. " Far larger instances of ancient landslips, of which no record is known, and which took place, perhaps,...
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Volcanoes and Earthquakes: A Popular Description of the Movements in the ...

Georg Hartwig - Earthquakes - 1887 - 148 pages
...by their state of unnatural condensation, to burst upwards in a line parallel to the coast, so that an elevated ridge, more than a mile in length and...extended reef in front of the present range of cliffs." Landslips caused by the falling in of cavern roofs are nowhere more common than in the cretaceous strata,...
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Geological Magazine

Henry Woodward - Geology - 1895
...and more recent strata along the shore. Hence blocks of very various age became mingled together, " invested with seaweed and corallines, and scattered over with shells and star-fish," 3 representing the existing fauna. Mr. Mellard Reade* has elaborated a combined terrestrial and drift-ice...
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