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Lyell, Sir Charles

Syllabification: Ly·ell, Sir Charles
Pronunciation: /ˈlī(ə)l
 
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  • (1797–1875), Scottish geologist. He held that the Earth’s features were shaped over a long period of time by natural processes.

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