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The paper is a discussion of Professor [John] Milne’s Catalogues of 8,331 earthquakes, recorded as having occurred in Japan, during the eight years 1885 to 1892 inclusive.

Annotations in ink throughout. Includes a map of Japan showing 'earthquake districts'.

Subject: Seismology

Received 4 November 1896. Read 4 February 1897. Communicated by Milne.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 60 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On lunar periodicities in earthquake frequency'.

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Cargill Gilston Knott

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Cargill Gilston Knott, Unpublished paper, 'On lunar periodicities in earthquake frequency' by C G [Cargill Gilston] Knott, 1896, AP/73/2, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 18 July 2024

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