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Forbes raises his concerns regarding Moseley's paper on the descent of glaciers (see AP/37/9), suggesting that Moseley's definition of a glacier is incorrect.

Annotations in ink throughout.

Subject: Geology / Glaciology

Received 22 May 1855. Read 14 June 1855.

Written by Forbes in Clifton, Bristol [England].

This paper was published in full in volume 7 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Remarks on the Rev. H. Moseley's theory of the descent of glaciers'.

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21 May 1855
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James David Forbes, Paper, 'Remarks on the Rev H [Henry] Moseley's theory of the descent of glaciers' by James D [David] Forbes, 21 May 1855, AP/36/13, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 12 July 2024

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