Geological Related Quotes



“The seamount region off Tasmania is a distinct geological feature not found elsewhere in the continental margin of Australia. It includes 70 submerged and extinct volcanoes in water between 1,000 and 2,000 meters deep on the continental slope and supports an incredibly diverse range of bottom-living plants and animals, many of which are new to science and not found anywhere else in the world,”

Robert Hill


Failing my driving test first time; that was a disappointment on a geological scale.

Richard Hammond


Geology has joined biology in lowering mankind's self-esteem. Geology suggests how mankind's existence is contingent upon the geological consent of the planet.

George Will


Human beings cannot endure the geological chaos they encounter under the soil of their own gardens.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


There's no doubt if you could go 5, 10, 15 million years into the future and dig down to 2016, you would be able to find the geological evidence that humans occupied the planet.

Kenneth Lacovara


We always thought the living Earth was a thing of beauty. It isnâ??t. Life has had to learn to defend itself against the planetâ??s random geological savagery.

Arthur C. Clarke


The more clearly the immensely speculative nature of geological science is recognized, the easier it becomes to remodel our concepts of any inferred terrestrial conditions and processes in order to make outrages upon them not outrageous.

William Morris Davis


We're changing things, in many cases in irreparable ways, and that will certainly be recorded in the geological record.

Kenneth Lacovara


The leading idea which is present in all our [geological] researches, and which accompanies every fresh observation, the sound of which to the ear of the student of Nature seems echoed from every part of her works, is-Time!-Time!-Time!

George Julius Poulett Scrope


History, human or geological, represents our hypothesis, couched in terms of past events, devised to explain our present-day observations.

M. King Hubbert