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Greenland

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Durcherung von Grönland, 1888

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Identifier: Coll-99/10/13
Scope and Contents Copy of Durcherung von Grönland, ( 1888) , personally inscribed to James Geikie by Dr Fridtjof Nansen, with accompanying letters and enclosures.
Dates: 1888

Lectures on American geological history, c1879

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Identifier: Coll-74/6/4
Scope and Contents Notes and text for seven lectures looking at the geological history of the American continent, looking at specific locations therein, based partly on results from American survey work. These locations were related to to other places around the world, particularly in Britain and Europe. A variety of geological formations were looked at, including that of the continent itself, considering the materials which make them up and the geological timeframe.
Dates: c1879

Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881

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Identifier: Coll-74/8/4
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them to...
Dates: 1881