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Earth, Crust

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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll, 12 January 1866

Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 596-598
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll concerning the rigidity of the Earth's crust and the submergence theory. He encloses a copy of his article entitled On The Excentricity of the Earth's Orbit, 12 January 1866.
Dates: 12 January 1866

Notebook No.112, 11 August 1843-30 August 1843

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/112
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from his travels through Bristol (started in previous notebook, Number 111) and Ireland (continued in following notebook Number 113). It is dated 11-30 August 1843. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily field notes. The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-116. Lyell's Own Index Index. 11th to the 30th of Aug[ust]. 1843. Bristol and Ireland. p. 1...
Dates: 11 August 1843-30 August 1843

Notes for lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-74/9/1
Scope and Contents Notes for 6 lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', encompasing a wide variety of related subjects. Sir Archibald Geike looked at various geological periods and how both the areas occupied by land and water changed over time. He looked at the creation of many geological formations, at the materials they were composed of and the processes involved, including the infleunce of different elements within the natural world. He used as examples numerous locations, mostly within the British Isles but...
Dates: late 19th century