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Glaciers

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

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Material related to Dr Brian Sissons's research

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1875
Scope and Contents Maps, borehole records, notebooks and correspondence from Dr Brian Sissons (Reader at Edinburgh University's department of geography from 1953 until his retirement), together with slides, instruments and draft diagrams. The maps and files relate to different periods of his career, and different areas of research such as Glen Roy, the Forth Valley, Berwickshire, the Isle of Skye, the Cairngorms, and Loch Lomond. Areas of study include the Loch Lomond Advance, glacier striations, and Glen Roy...
Dates: 1945-2018

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

 Item
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

Step Cutting on Ice Face, Tasman Glacier, New Zealand, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/283
Scope and Contents Photograph of two men step cutting on the ice face of the Tasman Glacier, New Zealand in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

The Great Tasman Glacier - Southern Alps of New Zealand, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/3268
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Great Tasman glacier in the southern Alps of New Zealand in 1895.
Dates: 1870s-1930s