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Index to Madeira Manuscript, 23 April 1856

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 240-300

Scope and Contents

Draft of manuscript relating to Madeira in which Lyell uses the knowledge gained from his visit to Madeira to prove that the structure of Madeira is due to a series of recurring eruptions, includes diagrams. Topics covered include: the Size of Madeira, Whether there is submarine scoriae in the centre of the island, Limestone and Miocene beds of S. Vicente Basaltic Lavas, (23 April 1856).


  • Creation: 23 April 1856


Language of Materials



1 manuscript volume

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