Loch Maree Ross and Cromarty Scotland
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Coded warning entitled 'Sanas a' Phrionnsa' probably collected from Ruaraidh Matheson [Roderick Matheson], gamekeeper, Ath Nan Ceann/Anancaun, Ceann Loch Iù/Kinlochewe, Loch Maruibhe/Loch Maree, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty beginning 'Am piobaire - Sin an fhoill an a chulaobh' and accompanying story. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Drawings and notes on geology, largely from the north of Scotland, including Peterhead, Ullapool, Sutherland, Assynt, and Lochs Torridon, Maree and Broom. References are made to the granite at Aberdeen, the sand at Forres and Banffshire limestone, amongst other things.
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.