1st Edition

The Works of Charles Darwin: v. 9: Geological Observations on South America (1846) (with the Critical Introduction by J.W. Judd, 1890)

By Paul H Barrett Copyright 1992

    The ninth volume in a 29-volume set which contain all Charles Darwin's published works. Darwin was one of the most influential figures of the 19th century. His work remains a central subject of study in the history of ideas, the history of science, zoology, botany, geology and evolution.

    CHAPTER I: On the elevation of the eastern coast of South America, CHAPTER II: On the elevation of the western coast of South America, CHAPTER III: On the plains and valleys of Chile - saliferous superficial deposits, CHAPTER IV: On the formations of the Pampas, CHAPTER V: On the older tertiary fomwtions of Patagonia and Chile, CHAPTER VI: Plutonic and metamorphic rocks - cleavage and foliation, CHAPTER VII: Central Chile; structure of the Cordillera, CHAPTER VIII: Northern Chile; conclusion, APPENDIX, INDEX


    Paul H. Barrett