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Two maps, and plans of three views, could be reproduced in black, but the lines up the valleys could not be included well, unless special distinction is made to aid distinction from the rest of the map.

Subject: Geology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1864]

Reference number
RR/5/210
Earliest possible date
27 July 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Joseph Prestwich, regarding a paper 'Theoretical considerations on the conditions under which the (drift) deposits containing the remains of extinct mammalia and flint implements were accumulated, and on their geological age. - On the Loess of the valleys of the South of England, and of the Somme and the Seine' by Joseph Prestwich, 27 July 1863, RR/5/210, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_210/letter-from-joseph-prestwich-regarding-a-paper-theoretical-considerations-on-the-conditions-under-which-the-drift-deposits-containing-the-remains-of-extinct-mammalia-and-flint-implements-were-accumulated-and-on-their-geological-age-on-the-loess-of-the-valleys-of-the-south-of-england-and-of-the-somme-and-the-seine-by-joseph-prestwich, accessed on 13 April 2024

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