Buckland



noun
William. 1784–1856, English geologist; he became a proponent of the idea of catastrophic ice ages
Contemporary Examples

The Hottest Show on Earth Olivia Cole December 9, 2009
The Hottest Show on Earth Olivia Cole December 9, 2009

Historical Examples

The Coming of Evolution John W. (John Wesley) Judd
Down The River Oliver Optic
Dartmoor Arthur L. Salmon
Down The River Oliver Optic
Charles Lyell and Modern Geology Thomas George Bonney
Lippincott’s Magazine, September, 1885 Various
The Testimony of the Rocks Hugh Miller
From Fort Henry to Corinth Manning Ferguson Force

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