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The new catastrophism : the importance of the rare event in geological history

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Published by Cambridge University in Cambridge .
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    Subjects:
  • Catastrophes (Geology)

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    LC ClassificationsQE 506 A34 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination231 p.
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22041103M

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The New Catastrophism: The Importance of the Rare Event in Geological History, Cambridge University Press, New York, Ager wrote in the preface: “For a century and a half the geological world has been dominated, one might even say brain-washed, by the gradualistic uniformitarianism of Charles Lyell.

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. xx + pp. £ cloth, £ paper. ISBN: 0 9 (cloth), 0 6 (paper). There is today a new interest in catastrophism (neocatas- trophism), but for most geoscientists, it represents only a reappraisal of the significance of some geological processes.

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Ager is no new-comer to the idea of sudden change; he coined the term "tempestite," now in common use, for sedimentary deposits formedbystorms, andheis well knownfor his suggestion that geological history is like the life ofa soldier: "Long periods of boredom and short periods of.

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