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Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from W. Blackadder, 15 October 1827

Identifier: Coll-203/3/24

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Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Blackadder on geological matters. He mentions some post diluvium conglomerate found at Glamis gate, discusses the route of the river Nith from its source in the coalfields of Ayrshire to the Solway Firth and remarks that he considers the sweep of diluvium hillocks near Melgund Castle to be the most extraordinary in the country, 15 October 1827.


  • Creation: 15 October 1827


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