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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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AP/36/13
Earliest possible date
21 May 1855
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Ink on paper
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12 pages
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Manuscript

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James David Forbes

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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, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_36_13/paper-remarks-on-the-rev-h-henry-moseleys-theory-of-the-descent-of-glaciers-by-james-d-david-forbes, accessed on 15 April 2024

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