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The Resource The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology, Simon Winchester ; [illustrations by Soun Vannithone]

The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology, Simon Winchester ; [illustrations by Soun Vannithone]

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The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology
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The map that changed the world
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William Smith and the birth of modern geology
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Simon Winchester ; [illustrations by Soun Vannithone]
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Title
The map that changed the world
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Summary
The world's coal and oil industry, its gold mining, its highway systems, and its railroad routes were all derived entirely from the creation of William Smith's first map. Simon Winchester unfolds the poignant sacrifice behind this world-changing discovery
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New York Times Notable Book, 2001
Biography type
individual biography
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 550/.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QE22.S6
LC item number
W55 2001
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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William Smith and the birth of modern geology
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Simon Winchester ; illustrations by Soun Vannithone
The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology, Simon Winchester ; [illustrations by Soun Vannithone]
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The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology, Simon Winchester ; [illustrations by Soun Vannithone]
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-316) and index
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ocm45799894
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
329 p., [2] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060193614
Lccn
2001016603
Other physical details
ill., maps (some col.)

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