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Lecture on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles', 1884
Scope and Contents Notes for 5 lectures on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles' given to the Royal Institution in 1884, along with printed abstracts. Sir Archibald Geikie focused on geological formations around the British Isles, with comparisons from European and North American locations, looking at the materials of which they are composed and the processes which went into their creation.
Notebook No.25, May 1829- May 1829
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains Lyell's notes from travels in and around Bradford, in May 1829. Lyell's writing stops at p. 30, save for an index on p 109, which is transcribed below. It features an illustration on p 4, 'Sandy Hill', p. 8 'Castle mills', and notes on Bedford alluvium. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital...
Dates: May 1829- May 1829
Notes for lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', late 19th century
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