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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Much of the paper has already been published in the Proceedings. Printing the paper again, with slight omissions, would not build much on what has already been published.

Subject: Geology, Mathematics

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

Reference number
RR/6/191
Earliest possible date
02 March 1869
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

James Clerk Maxwell

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James Clerk Maxwell, Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the mechanical possibility of the descent of glaciers, by their weight only' by Henry Moseley, 02 March 1869, RR/6/191, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_191/referees-report-by-james-clerk-maxwell-on-a-paper-on-the-mechanical-possibility-of-the-descent-of-glaciers-by-their-weight-only-by-henry-moseley, accessed on 16 April 2024

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