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William Hopkins
English mathematician and geologist.
William Hopkins


  • Elements of Trigonometry, London, 1833, external link
  • Abstract of a Memoir on Physical Geology, Cambridge, 1836,
  • Investigation of Effects of the Sun's and Moon's Attraction according as the earth is solid, or a fluid surrounded by a rigid shell 1847
  • Theoretical Investigations on the Motion of Glaciers, Cambridge, 1842.
  • 'Transport of Erratic Blocks,' Transactions of Cambridge Philosophical Society, vol. viii. pt. ii., 1844.
  • 'Geology,' in Cambridge Essays, 1857.
  • On the Causes which may have produced changes in the Earth's superficial Temperature (1851)



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