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Paper, 'Account of the experiments made at Holyhead (North Wales) to ascertain the transit velocity of waves, analogous to earthquake waves through the local rock formations' by Robert Mallet

Reference number: PT/62/7

Date: 15 June 1861

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Subject: Physics / Seismology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Account of experiments made at Holyhead (North Wales) to ascertain the transit-velocity of waves, analogous to earthquake waves, through the local rock formations'.

Received by the Royal Society on 18 June 1861. Read 20 June 1861.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 11, 1862.

Reference number
PT/62/7
Earliest possible date
15 June 1861
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
63 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Robert Mallet

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Robert Mallet, Paper, 'Account of the experiments made at Holyhead (North Wales) to ascertain the transit velocity of waves, analogous to earthquake waves through the local rock formations' by Robert Mallet, 15 June 1861, PT/62/7, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_62_7/paper-account-of-the-experiments-made-at-holyhead-north-wales-to-ascertain-the-transit-velocity-of-waves-analogous-to-earthquake-waves-through-the-local-rock-formations-by-robert-mallet, accessed on 19 June 2024

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