Referee report by C. R. Darwin on 'On the Arrangement of the Foliation and Cleavage of the Rocks of the North of Scotland' by on D. Sharpe

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                                distinct from ordinary stratification. I may 
here just allude to the observations by 
Humboldt & others, showing the uniformity of 
strike in the metamorphic schists in the given disection over sur=
=prisingly large regions in other parts 
of the world, - as for instance in New 
S. Wales, where the strike serves as a 
compass to people travelling through the 
woods, - I allude to this, as offering 
some proof that the subject is not 
of limited interest. - With regard 
to Mr. Sharpe’s map, I must express 
a strong opinion (though fully admitting 
that the author in most cases is 
the best judge) that it would have 
been very much better, if not a single 
line had been inserted without some 
distinct authority: on account of the 
rather small scale, it might perhaps 
have been necessary to have extended 
                            
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Author
Daniel Sharpe
Reference
RR/2/225
Series
RR
Date
1852
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Referee report by C. R. Darwin on 'On the Arrangement of the Foliation and Cleavage of the Rocks of the North of Scotland' by on D. Sharpe, 1852. From The Royal Society, RR/2/225

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