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Sidlaw Hills (Scotland)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Coloured section of Forfarshire, from N.N.S. From Glen Moy Through the Bakie Loch to Dundee, c1822-1824

Identifier: Coll-203/3/3
Scope and Contents

Geological cross-section in watercolour and ink showing section from the sea at Dundee, over the Sidlaw Hills, Strathmore and the Grampians in Forfarshire. Scale: half an inch to a mile. c1822-1824
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Dates: c1822-1824

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.85, 21 October 1840-8 December 1840

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/85
Scope and Contents This marbled paper and red leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's geological notes on Kinnordy and surrounding area, as well as other areas of Scotland, illustrated with a watercolor cross section on page 61. There are also 'to do' lists, notes on correspondence sent, meeting agendas and lists of persons to whom papers were sent, and notes on conversations with Agassiz. He makes more observations on glacial moraines, and lists of Faluns fossils. Notes are in pencil and ink and complete...
Dates: 21 October 1840-8 December 1840

Section of Strathmore, c1822-1824

Identifier: Coll-203/3/10
Scope and Contents

Annotated geological cross section of Strathmore, Forfarshire, in coloured pencil and ink c1822-1824.

Dates: c1822-1824