Author:Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873)

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Adam Sedgwick
one of the founders of modern geology; proposed the Devonian period of the geological timescale, and later the Cambrian period; guided the young Charles Darwin in his early study of geology, though was an outspoken opponent of Darwin's theory of evolution by means of natural selection
Adam Sedgwick


  • On the origin of alluvial and diluvial formations, 1825 external link
  • Discourse on the Studies of the University of Cambridge (1833) (short work) external link
  • A syllabus of a course of lectures on geology, 1837 external link
  • A complete guide to the lakes, With others, 1842 external link
  • A synopsis of the classification of the British palaeozoic rocks, 1855 vol 1, vol 2

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