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The map that changed the world: a tale of rocks, ruin and redemption

The map that changed the world: a tale of rocks, ruin and redemption

Winchester, Simon, 1944-

The first geological map of anywhere in the world was made by William Smith. It was not until 1829 that his genius was realised. Written by the author of The Surgeon of Crowthorne, this is an extraordinary tale of the father of modern geology

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2002
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Simon Winchester
ISBN: 0140280391, 9780140280395
Note: Originally published: London: Viking, 2001.
Note: Maps on inside covers.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-317) and index.
Physical Description: xiv, 338 p. : ill., facsims., maps (some col.) ; 20 cm.
Subject: Smith, William.; Geologists Great Britain Biography.; Geology, Stratigraphic History.