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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, 8 January 1866

Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 595
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll regarding another alteration to his Submergence Theory which he explains in sheets which he encloses for Lyell to send to The Reader with his earlier letter (See Lyell 1/593-594). His alterations concern the structure of ice caps which have a solid crust covering and a liquid nucleus, 8 January 1866.
Dates: 8 January 1866