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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Considers the new theory to be 'founded on...a mistake'.

Subject: Geology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Reference number
RR/2/163
Earliest possible date
12 June 1855
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

James David Forbes

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James David Forbes, Referee's report by James David Forbes, on a paper 'On the descent of glaciers' by Reverad Henry Moseley, 12 June 1855, RR/2/163, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_2_163/referees-report-by-james-david-forbes-on-a-paper-on-the-descent-of-glaciers-by-reverad-henry-moseley, accessed on 18 July 2024

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