Geology, Stratigraphic Carboniferous
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Scope and Contents Drawings and notes on the geology, particularly of parts of Ireland (including Dundalk, Wicklow) and Wales (including Anglesey, Glamorgan) and to a lesser extent Scotland and England. Reference is made to igneous rock at Kildare, carboniferous volcanoes in west Somerset and raised beaches at Jura.
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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.
Scope and Contents 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
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Edward William Binney agreeing with Geikie that hematite is of volcanic origin. He debates the date of the start of the upper carboniferous period and the end of the permian period and gives some evidence for his thoughts on this.
Dates: 20 March 1865
Item — Volume MS 2917.4: Series Coll-43/1
Scope and Contents 2 notebooks pasted together containing minutes of meetings. Membership details include: details of new and retiring members and those who attended each meeting. A list of names and address for members in 1858 is pasted into the back of the book. The financial affairs of the Society are reported, and the annual report for 1850 is pasted into the front of the book. The reading of member's papers are minuted, along with the resultant discussions, although many abstracts have been...
Dates: 17 October 1850 - 04 June 1857
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