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Sills (Geology)

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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886

Identifier: Coll-74/7/2
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.

Dates: 1886

Notebook No.251, 8 June 1865-2 August 1865

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/251
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,...
Dates: 8 June 1865-2 August 1865