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The old red sandstone

or New walks in an old field

by Hugh Miller

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Published by Gould and Lincoln in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Devonian,
  • Geology -- Scotland.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 288 [i. e. 264] p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24171293M

    Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t8x97bz57 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi . The Old Red Sandstone comprises two cycles of basin fill: the older (the Lower Old Red Sandstone) is separated by a major unconformity from the younger (the Upper Old Red Sandstone). Each cycle begins with conglomeratic sedimentation in pull-apart basins then fines and petrographically matures upward.

    The Old Red Sandstone: Miller, Hugh: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address Author: Hugh Miller. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Old Red Sandstone: Or, New Walks in an Old Field by Hugh Miller (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

      Red sandstone no longer generates naturally, as it generated only at the entrances of caves. 17w47a: The different type block states for both the sandstone and red_sandstone IDs have been split up into their own IDs. Smooth (red) sandstone has been renamed to cut (red) sandstone. Added item form for the smooth double slab resistance: 4. This facsimile edition of his classic book, first published in , concerns ‘The Old Red Sandstone’, an assemblage of rocks in the North Atlantic region, largely of Devonian age. In a pre-Darwinian era, Miller was able to reconcile his geological knowledge with his religious beliefs – he saw geology as evidence, not as disproof, of.


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The Old Red Sandstone Paperback – January 2, by Hugh Miller (Author) › Visit Amazon's Hugh Miller Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: The Old Red Sandstone is still a term Hugh Miller was a The old red sandstone book Scottish geologist and writer and folklorist.

Among his geological works are The Old Red Sandstone (), The Testimony of the Rocks (), and Sketch-book of Popular : ' This is precisely the kind of book we should have looked for from the author of the " Old Red Sandstone." Straightforward and earnest in style, rich and varied in matter, these "First Impressions" will add another laurel to the wreath which Mr.

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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback $ Author: Anonymous. The term Old Red Sandstone (discussion in Waterston ) was originally derived from the ‘Oelter rother Sandstein’ of Werner, and was applied to the Permian red sandstones of Germany. Phillips () used ORS in its present sense, and Murchison () considered it should be regarded as a system.

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Login. Username. Password. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb/5(3). Murchison was the first major supporter of the Old Red Sandstone as a geological unit In his book, The Silurian System, he defines the Old Red Sandstone as “consisting of various strata of conglomerate, sandstone, marl, limestone and tilestone, the youngest beds of which dip conformably beneath the carboniferous deposits, whilst the oldest Cited by: 5.

The Old Red Sandstone; or, New Walks in an Old Field. by MILLER, Hugh. Seller Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books Published []. Condition Small remnant of bookplate on pastedown; spine a little dull, but a tight, sound copy. Edition New, improved and enlarged edition. Item Price $. The book deals with its author's most distinctive work, namely, finding fossils that tell much of the history of the Lower Old Red Sandstone, and fixing in the geological scale the place to which the larger beds of remains found in the system : Zhingoora Books.

The Old Red Sandstone Author: Hugh Miller Publisher: W P Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell Date: The Pattison Collection, along with other items at Flagstaff Hill. The ORS is generally subdivided into the Lower Old Red Sandstone (LORS), Middle Old Red Sandstone (MORS) and Upper Old red Sandstone.

There is a polarizing debate about the place of amateurs in Paleontology. There have certainly been abuses of over-collecting and damage to sites by the layman, but also many significant discoveries made.

The Old Red Sandstone; or New Walks in an Old Field; to Which is Appended a Series of Geological Papers Read Before the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Miller, Hugh and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Old Red Sandstone⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Whilst not as old as the really old red sandstone of the last post, this Old Red Sandstone (ORS) from the Lower Devonian of Gloucestershire, UK is no less famous of a.

The Old Red Sandstone is a distinctive set of sandstone rocks dominated by sediments laid down under non-marine, relatively dry climate conditions.

It is predominantly Devonian in age, though, in Scotland at least, certain parts may be as old as Middle Silurian. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Old Red Sandstone: Or, New Walks in an Old Field by Hugh Miller (, Hardcover, Large Type) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Gould and Lincoln, Boston. Description: xxiv, pages, 9. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Skip to main content The Old Red Sandstone by Hugh Miller. Publication date Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English. Book digitized by Pages: Lower Old Red Sandstone sediments of Ballymastocker, Co.

Donegal / M. McSherry, J. Parnell and A. Leslie / [et al.] --Initiation and early development of the Dingle Basin, SW Ireland, in the context of the closure of the Iapetus Ocean / J. Boyd and R. Sloan --A new terrane in the Old Red Sandstone of the Dingle Peninsula, SW Ireland.

The book deals with its author's most distinctive work, namely, finding fossils that tell much of the history of the Lower Old Red Sandstone, and fixing in the geological scale the place to which the larger beds of remains found in the system belong. The Old Red Sandstone is a dark red sandstone laid down in the Devonian period over a large part of the northern continent of Laurussia.

Laurussia, which is often called the Old Red Continent, included much of northern Europe, Greenland and North was, at the time, between 0 o and 30 o south of the equator. The Upper Old Red Sandstone of Midland Scotland is an upward fining, upward maturing, red bed sequence which exceeds 3 km in thickness.

It begins with polymict conglomerates of alluvial fan origin, passes upward into sub‐lithic arenite and breccia‐conglomerates deposited by braided streams and alluvial fans, and ends with quartz conglomerates, quartz arenites, and caliche by: 2.Old Red Sandstone, ORS devonische Sedimentationsgestein n, Großbritanniens und in Nordwesteuropa Search within book.

Type for suggestions. Table of contents Previous. Page old workings open to the day. Olenekian. oleogenesis.Steam boilers discharge into it their seething contents, and drains and sewers their fetid impurities; till at length it rolls on—here between tall dingy walls, there under precipices of red sandstone—considerably less a river than a flood of liquid manure.

Document-based questions: 1. How were rivers polluted during this period? 2. Imagine.