Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
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Scope and Contents Notes for 4 lectures on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', given to the Royal Institution in 1886. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the emergence of types of geological formations against a geological timeframe and how they have been affected by various processes, especially the action of volcanoes and materials produced by them, within the natural world. He used examples from numerous locations from different parts of the British Isles.
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This dark red Notebook details Lyell's travels in Bavaria, Germany, joined by Mary, Leonard Lyell, his secretary Arabella Buckley, and expert companions. The book contains detailed drawings, notes and queries. The itinerary begins on page 4 on 8th June 1865 in London, before Lyell travels to Dover, Calais, Luxembourg, Burgen, Coblenz, Frankfurt then to Kissengen, Nuremberg. Munich, Innsbruck, Klobenstein, Finsterbach, Eiggshorn, Viesch and Aletsch Glaciers before descending into Italy, Verona...
Dates: 8 June 1865-2 August 1865