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Letters from Blackadder, William, of Glamis, to Charles Lyell, 4 September 1826 - 14 February 1859

 File — Box: Box 3.1
Identifier: Coll-203/B1/15

Scope and Contents

Various discussions including: on the Bodden Bess; Daleway and Ridgeway on Terrage; Western Islands; directions to where different layers can be seen in the localities - around Blairgowrie; gravel of the Dighty, erratic blocks on the Sidlaws, distinctions between various parts of Scotland - Carnoustie beds 8 miles from Dundee; of shells in clay 40ft above sea level at Peterhead, raised beach at Barrowstone; on one of Darwin's papers; Lintrathen property and the geology of Forfarshire; Old Reds of Strathmore; on the age of Elgin Beds, glacials moraines and Forfarshire geologists


  • Creation: 4 September 1826 - 14 February 1859


Language of Materials



19 letters (1 folder)

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