Problems of the Precambrian Record

  • H. H. Read
  • Janet Watson


Now that the early geological history of individual continental masses has been described, the way is open for a more general consideration of the events recorded during this immense span of time. Many of these events, of course, are of kinds which have recurred throughout geological history. Others, though also recurrent, seem to have been a little different at each repetition. Still others took place once for-all and therefore may be held to call in question the validity of the doctrine of uniformitarianism.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. H. Read
    • 1
  • Janet Watson
    • 2
  1. 1.Imperial College of Science and TechnologyUniversity of LondonUK
  2. 2.Imperial College of Science and TechnologyLondonUK

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