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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]

Label
The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology
Title
The map that changed the world
Title remainder
William Smith and the birth of modern geology
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester ; [illustrations by Soun Vannithone]
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2001
Biography type
individual biography
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158281
Cataloging source
DLC
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Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
  • 550.92
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Vannithone, Soun
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smith, William
  • Geology, Stratigraphic
  • Geologists
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
William Smith and the birth of modern geology
Label
The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology, Simon Winchester ; [illustrations by Soun Vannithone]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-316) and index
Control code
ocm45799894
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 329 p., [2] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060193614
Lccn
2001016603
Other physical details
ill., maps (some col.)
System control number
(Sirsi) ADB-8601
Label
The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology, Simon Winchester ; [illustrations by Soun Vannithone]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-316) and index
Control code
ocm45799894
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 329 p., [2] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060193614
Lccn
2001016603
Other physical details
ill., maps (some col.)
System control number
(Sirsi) ADB-8601

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