Charles Darwin Quote

On first examining a new district nothing can appear more hopeless than the chaos of rocks; but by recording the stratification and nature of the rocks and fossils at many points, always reasoning and predicting what will be found elsewhere, light soon begins to dawn on the district, and the structure of the whole becomes more or less intelligible.


In: Francis Darwin (ed.), The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin (Volume 1)

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On first examining a new district nothing can appear more hopeless than the chaos of rocks; but by recording the stratification and nature of the...

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On first examining a new district nothing can appear more hopeless than the chaos of rocks; but by recording the stratification and nature of the...

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On first examining a new district nothing can appear more hopeless than the chaos of rocks; but by recording the stratification and nature of the...

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On first examining a new district nothing can appear more hopeless than the chaos of rocks; but by recording the stratification and nature of the...