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Sir Henry Howorth and “Geology in Nubibus”

Nature volume 49, pages 122123 | Download Citation



SIR HENRY HOWORTH, in his reply to Dr. Wallace and Mr. LaTouche, concerning the excavating power of ice, remarks that he is “speaking to every man of science, geologist or otherwise.” Indeed, from the tone of his letter he would appear to be defending modern science against the attacks of certain unscientific persons who hold extreme views on glacial questions. As one who has taken a great interest in this subject for a number of years, I trust that I may be allowed to add a few words to the discussion.

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