- 492 pages
- The Canadian Naturalist and Quarterly Journal of Science, Vol. 9
- Forgotten Books
- 01 February 2017 Forgotten Books
Excerpt From The Canadian Naturalist And Quarterly Journal Of Science, Vol 9 With The Proceedings Of The Natural History Society Of MontrealWestward Of The N Ictaux River, The Granite Abruptly Crosses The Line Of Strike Of The Slates, And Extends Quite To Their Northern Border, Cutting Them Off In The Manner Of A Huge Dyke, From Their Continuation About Ten Miles Further Westward The Beds Of Slate In Running Against This Great Dyke Of Granite, Change In Strike From South West To West, Near The Junction, And Become Slightly Contorted And Altered Into Gneiss, And Filled With Granite Veins But In Some Places They Retain Traces Of Their Fossils To Within 200 Yards Of The Granite The Intrusion Of This Great Mass Of Granite Without Material Disturbance Of The Strike Of The Slates, Conveys The Impression That It Has Melted Quietly Through The Stratified Deposits, Or That These Have Been Locally Crystallised Into Granite In Situ.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.