Geology, Stratigraphic Cambrian
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Correpondence relating to Sir Roderick Impey Murchison's dispute with Adam Sedgwick about Silurian classification, c1852
The correpondence relating to Sir Roderick Impey Murchison's dispute with Adam Sedgwick about Silurian classification consists of:
- notes and related papers
Notes for 4 lectures on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', given to the Royal Institution in 1886. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the emergence of types of geological formations against a geological timeframe and how they have been affected by various processes, especially the action of volcanoes and materials produced by them, within the natural world. He used examples from numerous locations from different parts of the British Isles.
Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Hugh Edwin Strickland asking for corrections to the thicknesses of the Cambrian series for a vertical section of the series of British strata which he was preparing for a lecture at Oxford.
Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from T Belt enclosing a reprint of his paper on the Lingula Flags of Wales in which he believes he was the first to suggest that the Menevian Group beds identified by John William Salter and H Hicks form the natural boundary of the Cambrian rocks.