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Paper, 'Conjectures concerning the cause, and observations concerning the phenomena of earthquakes, particularly that of Nov 1 1755' by John Michell

Reference number: L&P/3/426

Date: 1759

Description

Contains three pages of figures.

Subject: Geology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Conjectures concerning the cause, and observations upon the phænomena of earthquakes; particularly of that great earthquake of the first November, 1755, which proved so fatal to the city of Lisbon, and whose effects were felt as far as Africa and more or less throughout almost all Europe; by the Reverend John Michell, M. A. Fellow of Queen's College, Cambridge.'

Read in February and March 1760

Reference number
L&P/3/426
Earliest possible date
1759
Physical description
Ink on paper and figures
Page extent
15 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Michell

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John Michell, Paper, 'Conjectures concerning the cause, and observations concerning the phenomena of earthquakes, particularly that of Nov 1 1755' by John Michell, 1759, L&P/3/426, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_3_426/paper-conjectures-concerning-the-cause-and-observations-concerning-the-phenomena-of-earthquakes-particularly-that-of-nov-1-1755-by-john-michell, accessed on 14 July 2024

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