The “Quaternary.”

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IN reply to Dr. Wright's comment on my letter (p. 639), I would point out that the restricted use of the word “Quaternary” appears to be confined to anthropologists. Geologists (Sir Archibald Geikie, Prof. Kayser, and Prof. Lapworth, for instance) who employ the term include in it everything from the commencement of the Glacial period to the present time.

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