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Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie
    Lecture notes

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Notes for lectures on 'Geographical Evolution'

Item Summary

Reference Code

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


late 19th century

Extent and medium of the unit of description



Name of creator

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

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Notes for 6 lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', encompasing a wide variety of related subjects. Sir Archibald Geike looked at various geological periods and how both the areas occupied by land and water changed over time. He looked at the creation of many geological formations, at the materials they were composed of and the processes involved, including the infleunce of different elements within the natural world. He used as examples numerous locations, mostly within the British Isles but also from Europe and elsewhere around the world.





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