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Unpublished paper, 'Notes on physical geology. A geological proof that the changes of climate in past times were not due to changes in the position of the Pole; with an attempt to assign a minor limit to the position of geological time' by Samuel Haughton

Reference number: AP/60/3

Date: 1877

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Haughton writes on the climate and mean monthly temperatures of locations including the Parry Islands [Queen Elizabeth Islands, Canada], New Orleans [USA], Melville Island [Canada], Spitzbergen [Spitsbergen, Norway] and Alaska in the Jurassic period, Triassic period and contemporary era.

Annotations in pencil and ink throughout. Marked on front as 'Proceedings XXVII'.

Subject: Geology / Mathematics

Received 15 February 1877.

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AP/60/3
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1877
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Ink and graphite pencil on paper
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31 pages
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Manuscript

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Samuel Haughton

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Samuel Haughton, Unpublished paper, 'Notes on physical geology. A geological proof that the changes of climate in past times were not due to changes in the position of the Pole; with an attempt to assign a minor limit to the position of geological time' by Samuel Haughton, 1877, AP/60/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_60_3/unpublished-paper-notes-on-physical-geology-a-geological-proof-that-the-changes-of-climate-in-past-times-were-not-due-to-changes-in-the-position-of-the-pole-with-an-attempt-to-assign-a-minor-limit-to-the-position-of-geological-time-by-samuel-haughton, accessed on 21 May 2024

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