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The Hollow Globe; or , The World's Agitator and Reconciler: A Treatise on the Physical Conformation of the Earth, Presented through the Organism of M.L. Sherman, M.D., and Written by Wm. F. Lyon

Chicago: Sherman and Lyon, 1875


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IGNEOUS THEORY. 77

ive of motive power, and that, if these forces are sufficient in quantity, revolutions of the shell or globe must necessarily ensue. We treat further upon this subject in its appropriate place.

It is to be hoped that the wonderful mysteries that have from all time lain concealed within this well guarded open Polar Sea, will soon be revealed to the world; awl if we can possibly induce "the powers that be" to appropriate the sum needed to equip an expedition upon the Pacific side, we doubt not that this sealed book maybe opened, and the problem that has hitherto eluded the combined efforts of the entire civilized world, may be solved in less than a single year. Let every reader do his utmost to aid this enterprise, and let us inaugurate as soon as possible a Pacific, Arctic, exploring expedition; for when all that lies hidden within the polar circle, is revealed to mankind, then humanity will take another stride in advance.

CHAP. III.

TILE IGNEOUS THEORY OR INTERIOR FIRE GLOBE.

It was conceived by the elder Herschell, that extended system was at one period in its history,an extended mass or spheroidal globe of nebulous matter or gaseous substance, larger in diameter than the orbit of the most exterior planet; that, this mass at some time in the



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