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Rocks, Igneous

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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Geological Survey notebook 'V V', 1896-1899

Identifier: Coll-74/1/7
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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Dates: 1896-1899

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from H Arnold Bemrose, 10 September 1897

Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/39
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from H Arnold Bemrose congratulating him on his book The ancient volcanoes of Great Britain, ( 1897) . He reports that he has not found any basalt rock while undertaking geological mapping in Derbyshire but has photographs and thin sections of bedded ash. He reports that his work is 3 months behind due to a knee injury but he is now recovered. He remarks that he is glad to see the Annual Report of the Geological Survey in print but...
Dates: 10 September 1897

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Samuel Allport, 16 February 1870

Identifier: Coll-74/11/6/6
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Samuel Allport inviting him to come and see his collection of igneous rocks and thin sections on the 28 February 1870 or 01 March 1870 .

Dates: 16 February 1870

Note entitled 'Granet, Granite', 25 February 1895

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/89
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Note written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Granet, Granite' which reads 'Greoid is the gaelic (sic) in Lews (sic) for Granite, There is fine granite in Dalbeg in Barvas, but in Uig there is only the usual bastard granite.' [Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis]

Dates: 25 February 1895

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

Records of the Wernerian Natural History Society

Identifier: Coll-206
Scope and Contents

The records of the Wernerian Natural History Society consist of:

  1. 2 volumes of Minute Books (January 1808-April 1858)
Dates: 1808-1858