Reference numberAP/36/13
TitlePaper, 'Remarks on the Rev H [Henry] Moseley's theory of the descent of glaciers' by James D [David] Forbes
Date21 May 1855
DescriptionForbes raises his concerns regarding Moseley's paper on the descent of glaciers (see AP/37/9), suggesting that Moseley's definition of a glacier is incorrect.

Annotations in ink throughout.

Subject: Geology / Glaciology

Received 22 May 1855. Read 14 June 1855.

Written by Forbes in Clifton, Bristol [England].

This paper was published in full in volume 7 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Remarks on the Rev. H. Moseley's theory of the descent of glaciers'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1854.0095
Related records in the catalogueAP/37/9
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6280Forbes; James David (1809 - 1868); natural philosopher1809 - 1868
NA2248Moseley; Henry (1801 - 1872)1801 - 1872
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