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Isle of Bute Buteshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Robert Boog-Watson from Sir Archibald Geikie, 22 October 1862

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/4/1
Scope and Contents Letter to Robert Boog-Watson from Sir Archibald Geikie. Geikie discusses Boog-Watson's geological mapping of the south end of Arran and compares it with his own mapping of the Isle of Bute, the Cumbrae Islands, Renfrewshire and Ayrshire. He discusses Scotland's old red sandstone unconformity. He extends an invitation to join him in mapping Tinto Hill as soon as his expected working visit from Lennox is over.
Dates: 22 October 1862

Letter to Robert Boog-Watson from Sir Archibald Geikie, 20 November 1862

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/4/2
Scope and Contents Letter to Robert Boog-Watson from Sir Archibald Geikie thanking him for his gift of figs and telling him that his diet is currently restricted due to ill health. He reports on a difficult visit from Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay. He discusses the geological unconformity of the south end of the Isle of Bute and includes a sketch cross-section.
Dates: 20 November 1862