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Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll, 25 December 1865

Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 588-589

Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll concerning the eccentricity of the Earth's orbit which he has calculated for a million years past and to come of epochs 5000 years apart. He states that his results are favourable to the Cosmical Theory and will be published in the January edition of the Philosophical Magazine or in the December supplement, 25 December 1865.


  • 25 December 1865


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