The Map That Changed The World

Mr. Winchester talked about his book, The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology, published by… read more

Mr. Winchester talked about his book, The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology, published by HarperCollins. The book is the story of the first man to document the distinct layering patterns of rocks and fossils. The author described how William Smith concluded that because each layer contained particular substances found only within that layer, they must represent developmental stages in geology and then used this knowledge to develop the first map of the layers of Earth beneath England. After his presentation Mr. Winchester answered audience questions. close

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The Map That Changed The World

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Program ID:
166207-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Denver, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Oct 06, 2001 | 5:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 12, 2006 | 2:57am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 06, 2001 | 5:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 08, 2001 | 5:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 27, 2001 | 12:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2001 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 09, 2002 | 11:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 2003 | 8:25am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2003 | 11:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2003 | 8:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 15, 2004 | 11:56pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 16, 2004 | 8:26am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 12, 2006 | 2:57am EST | C-SPAN 3
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