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Marine deposits. Map of Europe showing areas that were under water at some point since the start of the eocene period 56-34 million years ago. The map was derived from observations of outcrops of sedimentary rocks and first appeared in The Principles of Geology by Charles Lyell. This image was taken from the sixth edition of 1853.
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