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On Certain Phenomena belonging to the Close of the last Geological Period, and on their bearing upon the Tradition of the Flood

Nature volume 52, page 266 | Download Citation



HAD the story of the Deluge a foundation in fact; in other words, is it a record of some inundation which affected a considerable area of the earth's surface? This is the question which Prof. Prestwich sets himself to answer in the small volume before us—a volume which combines a paper read to the Victoria Institute with some of the material communicated to the Royal and the Geological Societies.

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