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Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie
    Boston lectures

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Lectures on American geological history

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GB 0237 Sir Archibald Geikie Gen. 522/1/4

Date(s)

c1879

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1

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Name of creator

Geikie | Sir | Archibald | 1835-1924 | professor of geology, University of Edinburgh

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Notes and text for seven lectures looking at the geological history of the American continent, looking at specific locations therein, based partly on results from American survey work. These locations were related to to other places around the world, particularly in Britain and Europe. A variety of geological formations were looked at, including that of the continent itself, considering the materials which make them up and the geological timeframe.

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