Bruce Hunter bhunter3 at MINDSPRING.COM
Tue Dec 6 09:36:15 UTC 2005

Wells Darla L wrote:
> I saw a reference to the use of folklore to save people from the Asian
> tsunami, but this is the first time I have seen the term geomythology.Is that a new one?

First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times
by Adrienne Mayor - Social Science - 2001 - 384 pages
Page 193 - ... AND MONSTERS The word “geomythology” was coined in 1968
by Dorothy Vitaliano, a geologist interested in folklore, to describe
etiological leg ...

Bruce Hunter

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