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Prestwich presents an analysis of the loess or 'drift-gravels' of the valleys of the South of England, the Somme and the Seine.

Annotations in pencil and ink throughout.

Subject: Geology / Mineralogy

Received 15 May 1862.

A version of this paper was published in volume 154 of Philosophical Transactions (see PT/70/4) and abstracted in volume 12 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Theoretical considerations on the conditions under which the (drift) deposits containing the remains of extinct mammalia and flint implements were accumulated, and on their geological age. - On the Loess of the valleys of the South of England, and of the Somme and the Seine'.

Reference number
AP/44/13
Earliest possible date
1862
Physical description
Ink and graphite pencil on paper
Page extent
21 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Joseph Prestwich

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Joseph Prestwich, Paper, 'On the loess of the valleys of the South of England, the Somme and the Seine' by Joseph Prestwich, 1862, AP/44/13, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_44_13/paper-on-the-loess-of-the-valleys-of-the-south-of-england-the-somme-and-the-seine-by-joseph-prestwich, accessed on 27 May 2024

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