(3 May 1661 - 18 Jan 1730)
Science Quotes by Antonio Vallisneri (1 quote)
One will see a layer of smooth stones, popularly called fluitati [diluvium], and over these another layer of smaller pebbles, thirdly sand, and finally earth, and you will see this repeatedly … up to the summit of the Mountain. This clearly shows that the order has been caused by many floods, not just one.
— Antonio Vallisneri
- 3 May - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Vallisneri's birth.