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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Edward William Binney, 17 March 1865

Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/52

Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Edward William Binney reporting on permian rocks which he has seen. He says that there are displays of plutonic action. He says that the green earths and red oxides observed are the result of volcanic action in water. He continues with some detailed observations of rock formations found in Ayrshire and a report of fossil trees found at Laggan Bay on the Isle of Arran.


  • Creation: 17 March 1865


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1 letter


From the Fonds: 2 metres

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1 letter

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Sarah Higgins 21 June 2001

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