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Letter to Robert Boog-Watson from Sir Archibald Geikie, 10 December 1863

Identifier: Coll-74/11/4/3

Scope and Contents

Letter to Robert Boog-Watson from Sir Archibald Geikie while on field study in Ayrshire. Geikie suggests that he writes a paper on the Arran deposit at Lamlash. He discusses his geological research in Ayrshire in detail and in particular glacial deposits. He reports a technical difficulty with his possible professorship. He mentions Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay's possible future movements and his current health.


  • Creation: 10 December 1863


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1 letter


From the Fonds: 2 metres

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1 letter

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Sarah Higgins 23 January 2001

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