Geology and the Earth's Axis of Rotation


FROM time to time the pages of NATURE contain references to the theory which would explain the occurrence of Ice ages by a hypothetical shifting of the earth's axis of rotation. On the face of it, the theory in question appears to be capable of explaining a good deal more than this.

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BIRRELL, H. Geology and the Earth's Axis of Rotation. Nature 82, 488 (1910).

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