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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- Deals with the materials of the earth and its general exterior and interior constitution.

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  • As professor at Freiberg beginning in 1775, after, rather than before Guettard's work, he trained the students who, returning to their own countries, spread the new science...
  • The recent progress of geognosy, that is to say, the more extended knowledge of the geognostic epochs characterized by differences of mineral formations, by the...
  • Second, all of my life I have made a profound study of geognosy and geotectonic geology.
  • These sciences really form one -- geognosy, or the science of the formation of the earth. for more
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