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Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Samuel Allport asking him for a copy of his recent paper on the connection between metamorphism and volcanic action.
Dates: 14 February 1874
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents Of dark green leather, this notebook contains Charles Lyell's thoughts and observations while on a trip to Copenhagen with his wife Mary Lyell. On the front cover is written "London - Copenhagen April to June 1837 A". In the inside cover Lyell's address is written; "Mr C Lyell 16 Hart Street Bloomsbury Square". Contents include lists of queries and views held by specific individuals, observations in prose, and sketch illustrations. The notebook is written in red and black ink and...
Dates: 8 April 1837- June 1837
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