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Geology

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

Note about ice boulders, 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/209
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Note about two ice boulders [at] the police station and fire engine in West Port [Dùn Èideann/Edinburgh] which have distinctive grooves and lines on them.

Dates: 1884

Note about marks in a rock at Glac a' Bhodaich, South Uist, c1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/68
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Note about marks in a rock at Glac a' Bhodaich, South Uist [Uibhist a Deas]. The rock is at Glac a Bhodaich and is described as a 'flat sunfaced rock' with two marks 'as if done by a child a few y[ea]rs old in consistant mud - toes quite dist[inct]'. It also describes the situation of the rock.

Dates: c1872

Note about marks in rocks on Scalpay, c1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/67
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Note about marks in rocks on Scalpay beside Raasay, Isle of Skye [Sgalpaigh, Ratharsaidh, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach], stating that the marks at Ceannamhine are 'as if a pot were boiling down & full of indents' and that at Leac a' Ghraodain below Scalpay House there are shell marks in the rock.

Dates: c1872

Note about Mol-garbh, 8 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/35
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Note about Mol-garbh [Mol Garbh, Tarasaigh/Taransay] describing it as a 'remarkable inst[ance] of the pow[er] of the waves in heap[ing] up a beach' and comparing the height of the beach with the mol on the isthmus.

Dates: 8 July 1870

Note about Mount's Bay, Cornwall, November 1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/5
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Note about Mount's Bay, Cornwall that it has 'sunk much' and that Carmichael 'saw this when visiting St Michael's Mount'. He adds a reminder to 'See Johnson's remarks about Coll' [Cola, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]

Dates: November 1873

Note about roots and moss, 11 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/74
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Note collected from Mr Archie Macrae [Archibald MacRae], that there are 'Roots and moss at Pairc na h-Aoi Northton Harris at low water' which MacRae had seen himself that summer.

Dates: 11 July 1870

Note about Sorchan a Ghille Hirstich and accompanying vocabulary note, 8 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/34
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Note about Sorchan a Ghille Hirstich [Sorachan a' Ghille Hiortaich] describing it as a big stone halfway between Paible and Aoi [Paibeil and Uidh, Tarasaigh/Taransay] with a comfortable seat in the back of it. The accompanying vocabulary note reads 'Eiteag. Eiteag na beinne = Spar rock'.

Dates: 8 July 1870

Note about stones thrown to and from Isle of Barra, September 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/150
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Note about stones thrown to and from Isle of Barra [Barraigh] which reads 'The mark fr[om] which stone Clach mhor nan Gleannan. Another thrown fr[om] Barra to Kilbrid[e]'.

Dates: September 1872

Note about stones which create echoes, 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/50
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Note about stones which create echoes which reads 'Two rocks in San[dray] [Sanndraigh] which ans[wer] to each other E[ast] S[outh] E[ast] end. Ciste na Clithe in Bar[ra] [Ciste na Cli'eann, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] Vaslan [Vaslain] (Fala = creag) An echo here.'

Dates: 1867

Note about Taransay House and theland quality on Tarasaigh/Taransay, 10 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/62
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Note about Taransay House, Tarasaigh/Taransay describing its dimensions, construction and estimating it to have been built about three hundred years before [c1570]. Also mentioned is the 'fine large garden [of] good soil but ill cultivated' which leads on to a description of the land quality on the island, the presence of lazybeds and the 'Beautiful grazing...espe[cially] at Aoi Paible and Rà good water' [Uidh, Paibeil and Raah].

Dates: 10 July 1870