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Lyell, Charles

(1797–1875) British geologist who made extensive studies of PALAEONTOLOGY, but from a biological point of view is best known for arranging for the publication of the views of Darwin and Wallace on the origin of species.
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Last year he sent to me a memoir on this subject, with a request that I would forward it to Sir Charles Lyell, who sent it to the Linnean Society, and it is published in the third volume of the Journal of that Society.
Say the name "Charles Lyell" and most people will look at you blankly.
The 294 notebooks written by Scots geologist Sir Charles Lyell are in private hands but a campaign led by the University of Edinburgh needs to raise nearly PS1million to buy the archive.
In 1828, the geologist Charles Lyell found himself in front of the Temple of Serapis, a Roman ruin on the northern shores of the Gulf of Naples.
In particular, I argue, geologists like Charles Lyell and Charles Darwin attributed a unique role to the human imagination and its ability to apprehend vast geological time and space, the legacies of which continue to haunt Anthropocene discourse in the west in the twenty-first century.
Lord Charles Lyell, who served as a junior minister in the Northern Ireland office in the 80s, died in January, aged 77.
Ruse invokes William Paley, William Whewell, John Herschel, Charles Lyell, and (distantly) Adam Smith, among others.
When Darwin in turn presented Wallace's manuscript to renowned geologist Sir Charles Lyell, both were aware of the significance of Wallace's theory.
Charles Lyell (1797-1875) was a pioneering geologist from Scotland and came to America in 1842 to study the geology of America.