|Title||Plate, figure 5 showing dislocation of lava in Fossa della Vetrana by James David Forbes|
|Date||26 February 1845|
|Description||Figure 5 showing an area where lava has dislocated from the surrounding rock in Fossa della Vetrana, near Mount Vesuvius [Italy].|
Subject: Geology / Physics
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Illustrations of the viscous theory of glacier motion. - Part I. Containing experiments on the flow of plastic bodies, and observations on the phenomena of lava streams'.
Written by Forbes in Edinburgh. Received by the Royal Society on 13 March 1845. Read 10 April 1845.
|Physical description||Ink diagram on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1843.0043|
|Related records in the catalogue||PT/30/11|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA6280||Forbes; James David (1809 - 1868); natural philosopher||1809 - 1868|