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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                                the lines a little beyond the points observed,
but some definite limit ought, in my opinion,
to have been fixed on & stated. As the 
map now stands, it tells at once the 
authors views, but it is not possible to 
discover which lines, & how far along 
each line, are the result of actual 
observation, & how much has been conjec=
=turally added. The author’s attention 
might be called to one other point, -
namely to his use of the term “arches or 
“lines of elevation “, as applied to his 
arches of foliation; considering that the very object 
of the memoir is to show that the 
folia are not merely upturned layers 
of deposition in a metamorphosed condition,
it appears unfortunate that this term,
which at once calls before the mind 
                            
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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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