While Hutton fortified his convictions by constant appeals to the rocks themselves, his disciple Hall tested their truth in the laboratory. It is the boast of Scotland to have led the way in the application of chemical and physical experiment to the elucidation of geological history. Archibald Geikie, 1882. ?? 1959.
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Data of rock analyses-VI. Bibliography and index of rock analyses in the periodical and serial literature of Scotland