The Map That Changed the World

The Map That Changed the World

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In 1793, a canal digger named William Smith made a startling discovery. He found that by tracing the placement of fossils, which he uncovered in his excavations, one could follow layers of rocks as they dipped and rose and fell—clear across England and, indeed, clear across the world—making it possible, for the first time ever, to draw a chart of the hidden underside of the earth. Smith spent twenty-two years piecing together the fragments of this unseen universe… (more)

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Publisher: HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

Collection: HarperCollins e-books

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 3.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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