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

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll, 16 February 1866

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Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 605
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll concerning the extent to which the centre of gravity of the earth would be displaced by ice caps 2000 feet and 3000 feet thick, 16 February 1866.
Dates: 16 February 1866

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll, 17 February 1866

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Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 606-607
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll concerning calculations of Charles Moore's which Lyell had sent to him and discussing his own calculations which show how much the centre of gravity of the Earth would have been displaced by the weight of ice-caps, 17 February 1866.
Dates: 17 February 1866