glacier logo   Debating Glacial Theory, 1841
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Building upon the ideas of others at first (Venetz, de Charpentier, Sefstrom), you argue for a major “Ice Age” and embark upon a tour of Scotland on which, you predict, you will find further evidence of an Ice Age.

On GoogleEarth Tour pay particular attention to:

  • Zermatt
  • Lac des Corbeaux
  • Glen Roy

Familiarize yourself with the following Episodes:

  • Die Eiszeit Kommt
  • Discours De Neuchatel
  • Vosges Glaciation
  • 1840 Visit to Britain

Read and summarize:

  • “The discourse of Neuchatel”
  • "Glaciers, and the evidence of their having once existed in Scotland, Ireland, and England"

Be aware:

  • Your reputation has earned you a hearing, but your theory of continental-scale glaciation is perhaps too bold for many to accept so long as alternative explanations exist in their eyes. You must emphasize the "total package" and not let them pick at pieces to support their own views.