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Pliocene Epoch

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Geology of Vesuvius and Etna extracted from the letters of Charles Lyell, September and October 1858

Identifier: Coll-203/4/26
Scope and Contents Material relating to the geology of Mount Vesuvius in Southern Italy and Mount Etna in Sicily as extracted from the letters of Sir Charles Lyell, written during a visit to the area in September and October 1858. He discusses several geological formations in the mountains and occasionally gives sketches to illustrate his points. He also mentions: that he has received a list of shells from the Pliocene clay on which Mount Etna is placed which he hopes will provide a precise paleontological...
Dates: September and October 1858

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Gaetano Gemmellaro, 18 June 1858

Identifier: Coll-203/4/23
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Gaetano Gemmellaro concerning the Pliocene epoch on Mount Etna, 18 June 1858.

Dates: 18 June 1858