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TRENTON HIGH FALLE, NEAR UTICA, N. Y.

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SKETCHES OF CREATION:

A POPULAR VIEW

OF

SOME OF THE GRAND CONCLUSIONS OF THE SCIENCES

IN REFERENCE TO

THE HISTORY OF MATTER AND OF LIFE.

TOGETHER WITH

A STATEMENT OF THE INTIMATIONS OF SCIENCE RESPECTING THE

PRIMORDIAL CONDITION AND THE ULTIMATE DESTINY

OF THE EARTH AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM.

BY ALEXANDER WINCHELL, LL.D.,

PROFESSOR OF GEOLOGY, ZOOLOGY, AND BOTANY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN,

AND DIREOTOR OF THE STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.

cvith Ellustrations.

NEW YORK:

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,

FRANKLIN SQUARE.

1870.

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PALEONTOLOGY LIBRARY

Gift of C. A. Kofoid

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1870, by

HARPER & BROTHERS,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern

District of New York.

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