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Letter to Robert Boog-Watson from Sir Archibald Geikie, 20 November 1862

Identifier: Coll-74/11/4/2

Scope and Contents

Letter to Robert Boog-Watson from Sir Archibald Geikie thanking him for his gift of figs and telling him that his diet is currently restricted due to ill health. He reports on a difficult visit from Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay. He discusses the geological unconformity of the south end of the Isle of Bute and includes a sketch cross-section.


  • Creation: 20 November 1862


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Physical Description

1 letter


From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Description

1 letter

Processing Information

possible bibliographic reference Boog-Watson, paper on Norwegian drift

Processing Information

Sarah Higgins 23 January 2001

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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