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GEO 1013.003 Notes Creationism 1. James Ussher a. Believed the earth is 6,000 years old b. Biblical scholar c. Estimated creation of earth- Oct. 22, 4004 B.C (Saturday evening) d. 1658 publication- claims an age for the origin of earth 2. John Lightfoot a. Believed the earth is 6,000 years old b. Book- Observation of Genesis c. “man created by the Trinity about the 3 rd hour of the day- 9am” Neptunism 1. Abraham Gottlob Werner a. Proposed Neptunism (the idea that all rocks on Earth were deposited as a result of precipitation from a global ocean, global flood) b. German professor of mineralogy c. 1786 publication- Short Classifications and Description of the Various Rocks , was highly influential Uniformitarianism 1. James Hutton a. b. Proposed idea of uniformitarianism c. 1795 publication- Theory of the Earth d. Principle of crosscutting relationships 2. Charles Lyell
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a. Presented idea of uniformitarianism
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course GEO 1013 taught by Professor Hefner during the Fall '07 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.

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