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Letter to Mr [Thomas Vernon] Wollaston from Sir Charles Lyell, February 1856

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 208-210

Scope and Contents

Letter to Mr Wollaston from Sir Charles Lyell concerning the deposits containing land shells on the island of Porto Santo and Madeira. He discusses the depth of the deposits and the number of species that are extant and extinct and are common to both islands, with envelope, February 1856. This letter was never sent.


  • Creation: February 1856


Language of Materials



1 letter

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