Sidlaw Hills (Scotland)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
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 index...
Dates: 21 October 1840-8 December 1840
Scope and Contents Annotated geological cross section of Strathmore, Forfarshire, in coloured pencil and ink c1822-1824.
Scope and Contents Ink and watercolour cross section of the geology of Strathmore from the Sidlaw hills to the Grampians, c1822-1824 [Forfarshire].