Reference numberPT/30/11/6
TitlePlate, figure 8 showing lava curving around a rock by James David Forbes
Date26 February 1845
DescriptionFigure 8 showing a stream of lava curving around a rock.

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 descriptionInk diagram on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1843.0043
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1846.0013
Related records in the cataloguePT/30/11
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6280Forbes; James David (1809 - 1868); natural philosopher1809 - 1868
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