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Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'On underground temperature; with observations on the conductivity of rocks; on the thermal effects of saturation and imbibition; and on a special source of heat in mountain ranges' by Joseph Prestwich

Reference number: RR/9/306

Date: 1885

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Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, but it should be published in Proceedings. Despite the fact that the paper 'does not contain results derived from new observations', it contains 'so large an amount of information sure to be of great value to future enquiries'.

Subject: Geology

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1886].

Reference number
RR/9/306
Earliest possible date
1885
Physical description
Report on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'On underground temperature; with observations on the conductivity of rocks; on the thermal effects of saturation and imbibition; and on a special source of heat in mountain ranges' by Joseph Prestwich, 1885, RR/9/306, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_9_306/referees-report-by-george-carey-foster-on-a-paper-on-underground-temperature-with-observations-on-the-conductivity-of-rocks-on-the-thermal-effects-of-saturation-and-imbibition-and-on-a-special-source-of-heat-in-mountain-ranges-by-joseph-prestwich, accessed on 03 March 2024

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