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Unformatted text preview: throughout time answering the questions like when the oceans formed and when did mountains rise. By combining physical and historical geology, we have visual geology. This geology helps everyone understand the theories and findings of historical and physical geology. Based on German philosophers findings, the solar system was formed from a swirling cloud of gas and interstellar dust. Many believe that this is why the outer planets contain more ice and gas, while the inner planets are rocky. Uniformitarianism is related to the evolution of the Earth and the solar system because the present is the key to the past. The way the universe is operating today, is the same way that it operated millions of years ago....
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course GLG 101 taught by Professor Brewer during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Fall '10