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Referee's report by William Whewell, on a paper 'On the tides, bed and coasts of the North Sea or German Ocean' by John Murray

Reference number: RR/2/164

Date: 29 March 1852

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No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Found it difficult to judge the value of the paper due to not having access to the charts from which the conclusions have been made. Requires a fuller conclusion if it is to be published.

Subject: Geology

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

Reference number
RR/2/164
Earliest possible date
29 March 1852
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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William Whewell

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William Whewell, Referee's report by William Whewell, on a paper 'On the tides, bed and coasts of the North Sea or German Ocean' by John Murray, 29 March 1852, RR/2/164, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_2_164/referees-report-by-william-whewell-on-a-paper-on-the-tides-bed-and-coasts-of-the-north-sea-or-german-ocean-by-john-murray, accessed on 15 June 2024

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