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Notes and text for five lectures on geology. Sir Archibald Geikie placed civilisation, religion and mythology in the context of geological development, looking at geolgical formations and the processes and materials involved in their creation.
The Correspondence: Albert Auguste de Lapparent to Charles Lapworth sub-series consists of:
- 38 letters, alphabetically arranged (1873-1911)
The Correspondence: from Duncan M Irvine to Alfred John Jukes-Browne sub-series consists of:
- 44 letters, alphabetically arranged (1865-1899)
The Correspondence from Joseph Beete Jukes and family series consists of:
- 18 letters, chronologically arranged (1864-1871)
The Correspondence: John Phillips to Frederick William Rudler sub-series consists of:
- 40 letters, alphabetically arranged (1845-1901)
Drawings and notes on the geology of various parts of Scotland, including Stonehaven, Pentland, Nairn and the Braid Hills. Geological features include curved silurian and old red sandstone.
Drawings and notes on the geology of various parts of Scotland, including Pitlochry, Dalwhinnie, Glencoe, the Caledonian Canal, Shetland, Inverness and Aberdeen. Geological features include silurian and gravel.
Lecture on the materials the land is composed of and their origins, including types of rocks and volcanic activity.
Notes for 5 lectures on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles' given to the Royal Institution in 1884, along with printed abstracts. Sir Archibald Geikie focused on geological formations around the British Isles, with comparisons from European and North American locations, looking at the materials of which they are composed and the processes which went into their creation.
Text of lecture looking at geological themes, such as landscape, physical geography, the formation of continents, types of rock and volcanic activity, and relating them to such subjects as the relationship between man and nature, mythology, history and religion.