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Volcanic ash, tuff, etc.

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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

5 Lectures on geology, c1879

Identifier: Coll-74/6/18
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: c1879

Geological Survey notebook 'O O', 1891

Identifier: Coll-74/1/5
Scope and Contents

Drawings and notes on the geology, largely of Ireland but also of Ayrshire. References are made to volcanic rock at Lizard and silurian.

Dates: 1891

Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886

Identifier: Coll-74/7/2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1886

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton, 16 March 1880

Identifier: Coll-74/11/5/2
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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton thanking him for a copy of a paper on the carboniferous volcanic rocks of Scotland. [ On the Carboniferous Volcanic Rocks of the Basin of the Firth of Forth : Their Structure in the Field and Under the Microscope, ( 1879) ]. He goes on to discuss the contents, and its implication for his own research, in detail.

Dates: 16 March 1880

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Captain Clarence Edward Dutton, 05 March 1880

Identifier: Coll-74/11/5/1
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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton asking him to suggest 100 possible British and Irish recipients for gratuitous copies of his monograph on the volcanic geology of Utah: Report on the Geology of the High Plateaus of Utah, with Atlas, ( 1880) Includes a pencil list of possible recipients.

Dates: 05 March 1880