Lyell definition

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    • Lyell, Sir Charles 1797-1875. British geologist whoever concepts of Geology (1830-1833) opposed the catastrophic concept of geologic modification. A leading proponent of uniformitarianism, he could be considered one of many creators of modern-day geology.
    • MountLyell A peak, 3,994 m (13,095 ft) high, associated with Sierra Nevada in east-central Ca.

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