Charles Lyell

1797–1875
Civilization: British — Scotland
   Field of Renown:  science — Geology
Era:  Victorian

Influential 19th century Geologist who promoted the idea of doctrine of uniformitarianism (as opposed to catastrophism.)

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Book Links
Sir Charles Lyell  in  Story Lives of Great Scientists  by  F. J. Rowbotham
Charles Lyell and the Story of Rocks  in  Children's Stories of the Great Scientists  by  Henrietta Christian Wright


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Sir Charles Lyell
 in Story Lives of Great Scientists

The newcomers shivered, listening
 in Story Lives of Great Scientists