William Smith Uses Fossils to Determine the Order of the Strata in England and Helps Develop the Science of Stratigraphy
Stratigraphy, the study of rock strata, emerged at the beginning of th...
Smith, William (1769-1839)
English geologist and cartographer
William Smith is often called the founder of English geology, and the founder of stratigraphical geology. His interests in fossils and the...