The Physics of the Sub-oceanic Crust


IN the new edition of his “Physics of the Earth's Crust,” Mr. Fisher has made a great advance on his former position, for he sees his way to explain the formation of mountain chains, and all the phenomena of compression which are so strikingly exhibited in the crust of the earth, without depending on his former theory of columnar expansion, and without falling back on the contraction hypothesis.

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JUKES-BROWNE, A. The Physics of the Sub-oceanic Crust. Nature 41, 54–56 (1889).

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