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Papers of James Geikie
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Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Hydrographic Maps

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 James Geikie MS 2597/1

Date(s)

c1877

Extent and medium of the unit of description

7

maps

Name of creator

Geikie | James | 1839-1915 | professor of geology, University of Edinburgh

Biographical History

Biographical History

James Geikie used a number of pre-existing hydrographic maps, created by the Hydrographic Department of the Admiralty, when he was involved in surveying the north and north-west of Scotland and the Western Isles. He added hand colouring and/or annotations.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

James Geikie's survey maps consist of:

  • 7 geologically annotated maps

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