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Lectures on American geological history, c1879

Identifier: Coll-74/6/4

Scope and Contents

Notes and text for seven lectures looking at the geological history of the American continent, looking at specific locations therein, based partly on results from American survey work. These locations were related to to other places around the world, particularly in Britain and Europe. A variety of geological formations were looked at, including that of the continent itself, considering the materials which make them up and the geological timeframe.


  • Creation: c1879


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Physical Description

1 bundle


From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Description

1 bundle

Processing Information


Processing Information

Grant Buttars 29 October 2001

Repository Details

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