Skip to main content

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiotte, 28 May 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 200-202

Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiote telling Lyell that layers of sand and shells have been found which are similar to those from Sainte Catherine which Maffiote had previously sent to Lyell. These were found under Mr. Houghton's house, while digging the foundations, in the centre of Las Palmas on the Island of Grand Canaria, 28 May 1855.


  • Creation: 28 May 1855


Language of Materials



1 letter

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
+44(0)131 650 8379