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97 of 107 (91%) sections assigned

82 of 107 (77%) sections completed

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SectionTitleReaderNotesListen UrlStatus
0 Preface to the Ninth Edition  silverquill 558 words 4:24 Listen PL OK
1 Chapter I  knotyouraveragejo 1318 words 8:38 Listen PL OK
2 Chapter II, part 1  pmchaffie 2878 words, stop with the paragraph ending, "...from early geological observations, and in part from Eastern nations." 23:07 Listen PL OK
3 Chapter II, part 2  pmchaffie 2873 words, start at the paragraph beginning, "Pythagorean Doctrines." 22:46 Listen PL OK
4 Chapter III, part 1  deongines 2028 words, stop at the paragraph ending, "..."beyond the Alps," two centuries and a half later." 16:07 Listen PL OK
5 Chapter III, part 2  deongines 2708 words, start with the Heading, "CONTROVERSY AS TO THE REAL NATURE OF FOSSIL ORGANIC REMAINS." Stop at the paragraph ending, "and a more permanent state of things was established." 21:17 Listen PL OK
6 Chapter III, part 3  deongines 3537 words, start reading at, "Hooke, 1688:" stop at the paragraph ending, "...Italy had been peopled by the descendants of Japhet." 26:56 Listen PL OK
7 Chapter III, part 4  deongines 3027 words, start reading at, "Moro, 1740:" stop at the paragraph ending, "...as well as of the aqueous causes." 23:34 Listen PL OK
8 Chapter III, part 5  deongines 2330 words, start reading at, "Gesner, 1758:" to the end. 18:35 Listen PL OK
9 Chapter IV, part 1  jenno 4022 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...as by the phantom of some fearful dream." 32:57 Listen PL OK
10 Chapter IV, part 2  jenno 3315 words, starting reading at, "Voltaire-" to the end. 26:58 Listen PL OK
11 Chapter V, part 1  pmchaffie 3167 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...pleasing subject of a philosophical romance." 25:22 Listen PL OK
12 Chapter V, part 2  pmchaffie 2592 words, start reading at, "Prejudices arising from our peculiar position as inhabitants of the land." to the end. 21:33 Listen PL OK
13 Chapter VI, part 1  Availle 3986 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...not prevented from proceeding in a nearly direct line." Assigned
14 Chapter VI, part 2  Availle 4132 words, start reading at, "In order to explain how so many animals...," to the end Assigned
15 Chapter VII, part 1  Availle 4378 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "... the forty-fifth degree of south latitude." Assigned
16 Chapter VII, part 2  Availle 5196 words, start reading at, "Changes in the position of land and sea may give rise to vicissitudes in climate," to the end Assigned
17 Chapter VIII, part 1  Availle 3984 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...the oldest tertiary beds had begun to accumulate." Assigned
18 Chapter VIII, part 2  Availle 4215 words, start reading at, "A strait of the sea separating England and Wales..." to the end. Assigned
19 Chapter IX, part 1  John1585Bull 3309 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...hexapods and arachnidæ in carboniferous strata." 25:56 Listen PL OK
20 Chapter IX, part 2  John1585Bull 3418 words, start reading at, "Next in chronological order above the Coal..." Stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...all the fossil quadrumana of Europe?" 27:15 Listen PL OK
21 Chapter IX, part 3  Fenixwing13 4209 words, start reading at, "Cetacea.—" to the end. 30:02 Listen PL OK
22 Chapter X  deongines 3333 words 26:53 Listen PL OK
23 Chapter XI, part 1  deongines 3307 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...during some part of the same great period." 25:29 Listen PL OK
24 Chapter XI, part 2  deongines 4177 words, start reading at, "There are mountains in Sicily..." to the end. 30:18 Listen PL OK
25 Chapter XII  realisticspeakers 2054 words 17:07 Listen PL OK
26 Chapter XIII, part 1  realisticspeakers 2972 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...gradual change in the organic world." 24:05 Listen PL OK
27 Chapter XIII, part 2  realisticspeakers 3849 words, start reading at the heading, "UNIFORMITY OF CHANGE CONSIDERED, SECONDLY, IN REFERENCE TO SUBTERRANEAN MOVEMENTS." Stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...some parts of our sedimentary series." 29:21 Listen PL OK
28 Chapter XIII, part 3  realisticspeakers 2270 words, start reading at, "Consistency of the theory of gradual change..." to the end. 17:46 Listen PL OK
29 Chapter XIV, part 1  20thCenturyVole 3036 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...water alone could make no impression." 24:31 Listen PL OK
30 Chapter XIV, part 2  20thCenturyVole 3505 words, start reading at, "Newly formed valleys.—", stop with the paragraph ending, "...140 persons were drowned." 26:20 (Needs amplification) Listen See PL notes
31 Chapter XIV, part 3  20thCenturyVole 2936 words, start reading at, "Flood at Tivoli, 1826." to the end. 22:41 Listen PL OK
32 Chapter XV, part 1  Pixxol 3475 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...and not fragmentary ice." 24:52 Listen PL OK
33 Chapter XV, part 2  Pixxol 2956 words, start reading at, "The agency of glaciers in producing permanent geological changes..." to the end. 20:28 Listen PL OK
34 Chapter XVI, part 1  deongines 2348 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...leaky beds of rivers are often the feeders of springs." 19:22 Listen PL OK
35 Chapter XVI, part 2  deongines 3006 words, start reading at the heading, "MINERAL AND THERMAL SPRINGS," stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...spring is in some places about six feet thick." 24:30 Listen PL OK
36 Chapter XVI, part 3  deongines 3771 words, start reading at, "Lake of the Solfatara.—" to the end. 31:00 Listen PL OK
37 Chapter XVII, part 1  Eysiss 3524 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "... found buried in fluviatile silt." 26:19 Listen PL OK
38 Chapter XVII, part 2  Eysiss 2637 words, start reading at, "Marine delta of the Rhone.—" to the end. Listen PL OK
39 Chapter XVIII, part 1  Kikisaulite 3903 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...alluvial strata been of repeated occurrence." Assigned
40 Chapter XVIII, part 2  Kikisaulite 3398 words, start reading at, "Antiquity of the delta.—" stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...and sudden revolutions so often resorted to." Assigned
41 Chapter XVIII, part 3  Kikisaulite 3250 words, start reading at, "Deposits in the delta.—" stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...or from filling up a larger portion of the bay." Assigned
42 Chapter XVIII, part 4  Kikisaulite 2925 words, start reading at the heading, "CONCLUDING REMARKS ON DELTAS." to the end. Assigned
43 Chapter XIX, part 1  deongines 3780 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...if we extend our views to a sufficient lapse of ages." 31:00 Listen PL OK
44 Chapter XIX, part 2  deongines 3067 words, start reading at, "Destroying and transporting power of currents.", end with the paragraph ending, "...been at different times overwhelmed." 24:19 Listen PL OK
45 Chapter XIX, part 3  deongines 3780 words, start reading at, "Norfolk", stop reading with the paragraph ending, "... to break the force of the waves." 29:34 Listen PL OK
46 Chapter XIX, part 4  deongines 3744 words, start reading at, "Isle of Thanet.", stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...and yet the shoal remains constant." 29:04 Listen PL OK
47 Chapter XIX, part 5  deongines 1274 words, start reading at, "Dorsetshire.—Devonshire.". to the end. 10:05 Listen PL OK
48 Chapter XX  realisticspeakers 5780 words 44:21 Listen PL OK
49 Chapter XXI  deongines 3676 words 29:29 Listen PL OK
50 Chapter XXII, part 1  M627Y3 3415 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...and the United States of North America." 25:48 Listen PL OK
51 Chapter XXII, part 2  wildlindajohnson 3926 words, start reading at, "Volcanic region from the Aleutian Isles to the Moluccas and Isles of Sunda." to the end. 30:10 Listen PL OK
52 Chapter XXIII, part 1  wildlindajohnson 2727 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "..would otherwise rise to the vents in Campania." 22:21 Listen PL OK
53 Chapter XXIII, part 2  wildlindajohnson 4029 words, start reading at, "Formation of Monte Nuovo, 1538.", to the end. 29:14 Listen PL OK
54 Chapter XXIV, part 1  wildlindajohnson 4520 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, " or one sudden and violent convulsion." 32:46 Listen PL OK
55 Chapter XXIV, part 2  wildlindajohnson 3529 words, start reading at, "Vesuvian lavas.", stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...in a stone of great hardness." 26:47 Listen PL OK
56 Chapter XXIV, part 3  knotyouraveragejo 2335 words, start reading at, "Small number of skeletons., to the end. 15:01 Listen PL OK
57 Chapter XXV, part 1   3074 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...mode of increase which has been witnessed during the historical era." There is a small amount of Greek and Latin Open
58 Chapter XXV, part 2   3184 words, start reading at, "Description of Plate III.", stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...as I observed in the hill of Calanna." Open
59 Chapter XXV, part 3  5Tommy00 4579 words, start reading at, "Flood produced by the melting of snow by lava., stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...the origin of which we have attributed to subsidence." 29:03 Listen See PL notes
60 Chapter XXV, part 4  knotyouraveragejo 1782 words, start reading at, "Antiquity of the cone of Etna, to the end. 11:05 Listen PL OK
61 Chapter XXVI, part 1  deongines 3187 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...underwood on all the uncultivated tracts." 26:11 Listen PL OK
62 Chapter XXVI, part 2  deongines 2509 words, start reading at, "Galongoon, Java, 1822.", stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...mid-ocean between St. Helena and Ascension." 19:49 Listen PL OK
63 Chapter XXVI, part 3  deongines 2317 words, start reading with the heading, "CANARY ISLANDS," stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...Monte Nuovo coincided with the dormant state of Vesuvius." 19:12 Listen PL OK
64 Chapter XXVI, part 4  deongines 2727 words, start reading with the heading, "SANTORIN," stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...which may have preceded the formation of the new interior cone, f, e, g." 21:20 Listen PL OK
65 Chapter XXVI, part 5  deongines 1562 words, start reading with the heading, "MUD VOLCANOES," to the end. 12:38 Listen PL OK
66 Chapter XXVII, part 1  20thCenturyVole 3902 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...the inhabitants who had ascended to the top of this tower, saved themselves in boats." 29:48 Listen PL OK
67 Chapter XXVII, part 2  20thCenturyVole 4704 words, start reading at, "Elevation of the Ullah Bund." to the end. 33:11 Listen PL OK
68 Chapter XXVIII, part 1  IvanTheNorse 4691 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...for the accretion of a large quantity of veinstone." Claimed Apr 15 Assigned
69 Chapter XXVIII, part 2  IvanTheNorse 4372 words, start reading at, "Thermal waters augmented.," to the end. Claimed Apr 15 Assigned
70 Chapter XXIX, part 1   4001 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...to sink gradually and return towards its former position." Open
71 Chapter XXIX, part 2   3713 words, start reading at, "Peru, 1746.", stopping with the paragraph ending, "is from thirty to fifty feet." Open
72 Chapter XXIX, part 3   4488 words, start reading at, "Coast north of Puzzuoli." to the end. Open
73 Chapter XXX, part 1  realisticspeakers 3555 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...doubtless have decomposed and been obliterated." 25:59 Listen PL OK
74 Chapter XXX, part 2  realisticspeakers 2794 words, start reading at, "The town of Uddevalla..." to the end. 19:43 Listen PL OK
75 Chapter XXXI  lsware 5784 words 34:33 Listen PL OK
76 Chapter XXXII, part 1  Sycamore 3662 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "... and another cycle of similar changes is renewed." 23:34 Listen PL OK
77 Chapter XXXII, part 2  Sycamore 2095 words, start reading at, "Geysers of Iceland, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "... and another cycle of similar changes is renewed." 12:34 Listen PL OK
78 Chapter XXXII, part 3  Sycamore 3665 words, start reading at, "Causes of earthquakes—wave-like motion to the end. 22:59 Listen PL OK
79 Chapter XXXIII  Walnut 5798 words, there is a small amount of Latin. 33:02 Listen PL OK
80 Chapter XXXIV, part 1  Walnut 3717 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...the influence of domestication as long as the horse." 21:27 Listen PL OK
81 Chapter XXXIV, part 2  Walnut 2606 words, start reading at, "Mummies of animals in Egyptian tombs identical with species still living" to the end. 13:35 Listen PL OK
82 Chapter XXXV  Walnut 4620 words 27:01 Listen PL OK
83 Chapter XXXVI  Eysiss 5594 words, there is a small amount of Latin. 43:24 Listen PL OK
84 Chapter XXXVII, part 1   4294 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...of the northern hemisphere, and almost all of them European." Open
85 Chapter XXXVII, part 2   4105 words, start reading at, "Agency of rivers and currents" to the end. Open
86 Chapter XXXVIII, part 1   4934 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...may have occasionally contributed to force on these migrations." Open
87 Chapter XXXVIII, part 2   3309 words, start reading at, "Drifting of animals on ice-floes" to the end. Open
88 Chapter XXXIX, part 1  realisticspeakers 4967 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...may be ejected again unharmed in the dung." 40:45 Listen PL OK
89 Chapter XXXIX, part 2  realisticspeakers 3507 words, start reading with the heading, "Geographical Distribution and Diffusion of Man." to the end. 27:30 Listen PL OK
90 Chapter XL, part 1  deongines 3473 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "... water-hemlock, plants which are injurious to cattle." 29:06 Listen PL OK
91 Chapter XL, part 2  deongines 2813 words, start reading at, "Agency of insects" to the end. 23:27 Listen PL OK
92 Chapter XLI  Sycamore 5502 words 35:57 Listen PL OK
93 Chapter XLII, part 1  Availle 2843 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...new facilities to the species to establish itself elsewhere." 21:38 Listen PL OK
94 Chapter XLII, part 2  Availle 3344 words, start reading at, "African deserts." to the end. (Including the Concluding Remarks) 24:43 Listen PL OK
95 Chapter XLIII  deongines 3050 words 25:29 Listen PL OK
96 Chapter XLIV  realisticspeakers 4735 words 34:47 Listen PL OK
97 Chapter XLV  realisticspeakers 5813 words 43:33 Listen PL OK
98 Chapter XLVI  realisticspeakers 5927 words 45:27 Listen PL OK
99 Chapter XLVII   5381 words Open
100 Chapter XLVIII, part 1  deongines 2992 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...the shell-marl of the Loch of Kinnordy, in Forfarshire." 24:06 Listen PL OK
101 Chapter XLVIII, part 2  deongines 3102 words, start reading at, "Manner in which ships may be preserved in a deep sea." to the end. 24:29 Listen PL OK
102 Chapter XLIX  Eysiss 4058 words Assigned
103 Chapter L, part 1  Kikisaulite 3476 words, stop reading with the paragraph ending, "... species do not grow at greater depths than twenty-five fathoms." 27:54 Listen PL OK
104 Chapter L, part 2  Kikisaulite 3361 words, start reading at, "May be explained by subsidence.", stop reading with the paragraph ending, "...countless atolls where the nucleus of land has vanished." 26:49 Listen PL OK
105 Chapter L, part 3  Kikisaulite 3762 words, start reading at, "Size of atolls and barrier reefs," to the end. 29:39 Listen PL OK
106 Concluding Remarks  alg1001 808 words 5:35 Listen PL OK