Title: ‘Synopsis of Geological Phenomena’

Creator: William Smith (1769-1839)

Description: ‘Synopsis of Geological Phenomena’, [printed by S Collingwood, Printer to the University], Oxford.

This broadsheet is an attempt by William Smith to set out how his stratigraphical theories fitted in with theological views about the creation of the Earth, in particular in relation to the biblical deluge.

The edge of the paper on the left side is trimmed very closely as it was originally bound within a volume of tracts in the Library collections.

Date: 22 June 1832

Format: Printed document

Archive reference: LDGSL/761

Image reference: 23-26

Recommended print size: Up to 20 x 16 inches (50 x 40cm)

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