Geology and Mineralogy considered with reference to Natural Theology

From Wikisource
 
Jump to: navigation, search
Geology and Mineralogy considered with reference to Natural Theology  (1837) 
by William Buckland
Geology and Mineralogy considered with reference to Natural Theology, plate 1.png



CONTENTS


OF THE FIRST VOLUME.

Page
CHAP. I. Extent of the Province of Geology 12
II. 18
III. 37
IV. 39
V. 45
VI. 48
VII. 55
 Remains of Vegetables in the Transition Series.
57
VIII. 60
IX. 67
 Mammalia of the Eocene Period.
70
 Mammalia of the Miocene Period.
77
 Mammalia of the Pliocene Period.
79
X. 82
XI. 86
XII. 89
 Cases of Animals destroyed suddenly.
100
XIII. 105
XIV. 109
§ i.
Fossil Mammalia—Dinotherium.
109
ii.
Megatherium.
112
iii.
Fossil Saurians.
130
iv.
Ichthyosaurus.
133
v.
Intestinal Structure of Ichthyosaurus and of Fossil Fishes.
147
vi.
Plesiosaurus.
157
vii.
Mosasaurus, or great Animal of Maastricht.
167
viii.
Pterodactyle.
171

ix.
Megalosaurus.
180
x.
Iguanodon.
185
xi.
Amphibious Animals allied to Crocodiles.
191
xii.
Fossil Tortoises or Testudinata.
195
xiii.
Fossil Fishes.
202
 Sauroid Fishes in the Order Ganoid.
208
 Fishes in Strata of the Carboniferous Order.
212
 Fishes of the Magnesian Limestone, or Zechstein.
213
 Fishes of the Muschelkalk, Lias, and Oolite Formations.
214
 Fishes of the Chalk Formation.
216
 Fishes of the Tertiary Formations.
216
 Family of Sharks.
218
 Fossil Spines, or Ichthyodorulites.
220
 Fossil Rays.
221
 Conclusion.
222
CHAP. XV. 224
§ i.
Fossil Univalve and Bivalve Shells.
224
ii.
Fossil Remains of naked Mollusks, Pens and Ink bags of Loligo.
230
iii.
Proofs of Design in the Mechanism of Fossil Chambered Shells.
235
 Mechanical Contrivances in the Nautilus.
238
iv.
Ammonites.
252
v.
Nautilus Sypho and Nautilus Zic Zac.
270
vi.
Chambered Shells allied to Nautili and Ammonites.
273
vii.
Belemnite.
280
viii.
Foraminated Polythalamons Shells. Nummulites. Miliola.
288
CHAP. XVI. 291
§ i.
First Class of Articulated Animals.
292
 Fossil Annelidans.
292
ii.
Second Class of Articulated Animals.
292
 Fossil Crustaceans.
292
 Trilobites.
294
iii.
Third Class of Articulated Animals.
305
 A Fossil Arachnidans.
305
 Fossil Spiders.
306
 Fossil Scorpions.
307
Fourth Class of Articulated Animals.
308
 Fossil Insects.
308

CHAP. XVII. 312
§ i.
Fossil Echinoderms.
312
 Echinidans and Stelleridans. 313
 Crinoideans.
314
 Encrinites Moniliformis.
317
 Pentacrinites.
325
ii.
Fossil Remains of Polypes.
333
CHAP. XVIII. 339
§ i.
General History of Fossil Vegetables.
339
ii.
Vegetables in Strata of the Transition Series.
345
 Equisetaceæ.
346
 Ferns.
347
 Lepidodendron.
350
 Sigillaria.
352
 Favularia, Megaphyton, Bothrodendron, Ulodendron.
356
 Stigmaria.
358
 Fossil Coniferæ.
363
iii.
Vegetables in Strata of the Secondary Series.
368
 Fossil Cycadea.
368
 Fossil Pandaneæ.
377
iv.
Vegetables in Strata of the Tertiary Series.
380
 Fossil Palms.
385
 Conclusion.
390
CHAP. XIX. 392
XX. 403
XXI. 409
XXII. 415
XXIII. 426
XXIV. 432



LIST OF ENGRAVINGS.



Plate
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
15'.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
25.

25'.
26.
26'.
26".
26‴.
26a.
26b.
27.
27a.
27b.
27c.
27d.
27e.
27f.
28.
29.
30.
31.
32.
33.
34.
35.
36.
37.
38.
39.
40.
41.
42.
43.
44.
44'
44".
45.
46.
46'.
46".
47.
48.
49.

50.
51.
52.
53.
54.
55.
56.
56a.
57.
58.
59.
60.
61.
62.
63.
64.
65.
66.
67.
68.
69.
 
Total number of Plates 87. Total number of figures 705.




  1. Besides 120 figures of Plants and Animals, this Plate represents 30 kinds of Sedimentary Deposits, and 8 varieties of Unstratified Rocks; it also shows the dispositions of intruded Dikes, Metalliferous Veins, and Faults.