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Reference numberEC/1911/12
Previous numbersCert XIII, 12; A05322
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TitleOldham, Richard Dixon: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationLate of the Geological Survey of India. Distinguished especially for his researches in Seismology and for his contributions to our knowledge of the Geology of India. Author of the following papers: - 'On the Modulus of Cohesion of Ice' (Phil Mag, 1879); 'On the Geology of Manipur and parts of the Naga Hills' (Mem Geol Surv India, vol xix, 1883); 'On the Earthquake of 31 December, 1881' (Records Geol Surv India, vol xvii, 1884); 'Memorandum on the Correlation of the Indian and Australian Coal-bearing Beds' [Recognition of Glacial Action in Permocarboniferous Rocks of Australia] (ibid, vol xix, 1886); 'On the Law that Governs the Action of Flowing Streams' (Quart Journ Geol Soc, vol xliv, 1888); 'On Flexible Sandstone or Itacolumite' (Records Geol Syrv India, vol xxii, 1889); 'On a Plant of Glossopteris with part of the Rhizome Attached and on the Structure of Vertebraria' (ibid, vol xxx, 1897); 'Report on the Great Earthquake of 12 June, 1897' (Mem Geol Surv India, vol xxix, 1900); 'On the Propagation of Eartquake Motion to Great Distances' (Phil Trans, 1900) 'Geology of the Son Valley' (Mem Geo Surv India, vol xxxi, 1900); 'On the Glaciation and History of the Sind Valley (Kashmir)' (Records Geol Surv India, vol xxxi, 1904); 'On the Constitution of the Interior of the Earth as revealed by Earthquakes' (Quart Journ Geol Soc, vol xlii, 1905); and numerous other papers in the Records of the Geological Survey of India and other scientific publications.
ProposersJ Milne; J J H Teall; J Perry; T G Bonney; T McK Hughes; Robert S Ball; H Lamb; J E Marr; A Harker; J Horne; B N Peach; A Strahan; G W Lamplugh; H Woodward; H H Godwin-Austen; Thomas H Holland
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Oldham, Richard Dixon: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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