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Croll, James, 1821-1890 (physical geologist and Keeper of Maps and Correspondence, Geological Survey of Scotland)

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Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll, 4 January 1866

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Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 590-592
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll concerning the effect of the build up of ice during the glacial epoch upon the level of the ocean and his belief that the level of the ocean would not be lowered by the accumulation of ice as the level of the water would adjust itself to the altered centre of gravity of the earth, 4 January 1866.
Dates: 4 January 1866