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Marine Terraces

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

5 Lectures on geology, c1879

Identifier: Coll-74/6/18
Scope and Contents Notes and text for five lectures on geology. Sir Archibald Geikie placed civilisation, religion and mythology in the context of geological development, looking at geolgical formations and the processes and materials involved in their creation.
Dates: c1879

Diary of time spent on Arran, 1851

Identifier: Coll-74/2/1
Scope and Contents A diary account of observations made by Sir Archibald Geikie during his trip to Arran in 1851. He includes an analysis of the geology of the area: clay deposits, gravel formation and marine terraces amongst others. Geikie also describes the people and the communities they lived in, particularly the villages of Brodick, Corrie and Lamlash.
Dates: 1851

Geological Survey notebook 'W W', 1897

Identifier: Coll-74/1/9
Scope and Contents Drawings and notes on the geology of Ireland and Lowland Scotland, particularly Fife and the Ochills, and also of the Isle of Man. References are made to crystalline rocks at Donegal, clays at Sligo and Elie, shale at Dura Den and Blebo (both Fife) and marine terraces at Kincraig (near Elie).
Dates: 1897