Reference numberMS/843/6
TitleLetter from James Lowther, 45 Kent Street near Granville Street, Liverpool, to [William Sharpey] the Secretary of the Royal Society, London
Date25 May 1859
DescriptionOn the cause and direction of the Gulf Stream, with the author's observations of currents off the west coast of Africa. Theorises that the Gulf Strean originates in the velocity of waters emptying from the Amazon and Mississippi Rivers.
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