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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Waldemar Christofer Brögger, enclosing paper by Hans Henrik Reusch, 1903
Scope and Contents Waldemar Christofer Brögger wrote to Sir Archibald Geikie in 1903, explaining that, due to ill health, he would not be attending the Geological Congress and enclosing a paper by Hans H Reusch on sea levels in Norway.
Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll, 4 January 1866
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 590-592
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll concerning the effect of the build up of ice during the glacial epoch upon the level of the ocean and his belief that the level of the ocean would not be lowered by the accumulation of ice as the level of the water would adjust itself to the altered centre of gravity of the earth, 4 January 1866.
Dates: 4 January 1866
Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll, 6 January 1866
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 593-594
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll regarding modifications he has made to his Submergence Theory which held that the level of the ocean would not be lowered by the accumulation of ice due to Lyell passing on some calculations as to the amount of water needed from the oceans to form an ice-sheet of sufficient mass to alter the earth's centre of gravity. He encloses a letter to the Reader to put the matter straight and asks for Lyell's approval. 6 January 1866.
Dates: 6 January 1866