“Elevation and Subsidence”


MY article on elevation and subsidence has provoked considerable and, on the whole, friendly criticism, a so far satisfactory result, though but few points have been raised requiring reply. Dr. Ricketts objects, and very properly, that I have not alluded to his many writings on the subject; and to this I can only plead want of space, that I have not entered at all into its already voluminous bibliography, and that my article was written and in type before his recent contributions to the Geological Magazine had appeared. Beyond this I had sufficiently indicated that there were many observers in the field, and every geologist must be aware that the subject has for a long while past excited attention not only in England but in France and America.

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GARDNER, J. “Elevation and Subsidence”. Nature 28, 488–489 (1883). https://doi.org/10.1038/028488d0

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