Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiote telling Lyell that layers of sand and shells have been found which are similar to those from Sainte Catherine which Maffiote had previously sent to Lyell. These were found under Mr. Houghton's house, while digging the foundations, in the centre of Las Palmas on the Island of Grand Canaria, 28 May 1855.
Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiotte thanking him for sending his 'Manual of Elementary Geology' which were passed on by Mr Castillo, the son of the Vicomte de Vega Grande. He was captivated by Lyell's "Elements of Geology" which had been translated by his compatriot, Esquerra [Ezquerra]. He explains that his father is sending on a small box of shells, and others that he had obtained from "Hornos Del Rey" in the Canary Islands are being sent on separately, 11 December 1855.
On Helix Tiarella and habitats of other land shells published as from [?] Canaries.
List of fossil shells on Grand Canary Island from [Samuel Pickworth] Woodward including fossils of fishes and plants,with envelope, 6 June 1856.
Map of the island of La Palma with Lyell's notes detailing alterations to be made to the map, and how to include the scale [1850s]
Las Palmas, Canary Islands.There is no index - there is an index to this notebook in series Coll-203/B18, Manuscripts.
Illustrations throughout of landscape including plants and settlements. The last page is a list of things to pack.
Admiralty Maps by Whom.
Notes giving a list of places, Tenerife, Palma, Lanzarote, Santa Cruz, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria. Beside each place name is the name of a [naval] officer and a date. 1834-1838.