|Title||Paper, 'On the viscous theory of glacier motion, Part II. An attempt to establish by observation the plasticity of glacier ice' by James D [David] Forbes|
|Description||54 manuscript pages and four plates showing diagrams of glacier shapes and a map of the Mer de Glace.|
Subject: Geology / Physics
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Illustrations of the viscous theory of glacier motion. -Part II. An attempt to establish by observation the plasticity of glacier ice'.
Written by Forbes in Edinburgh. Received by the Royal Society on 28 July 1845. Read 15 January 1846.
Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 5, 1851.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1846.0014|
|Related records in the catalogue||PT/30/12/1|
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|NA6280||Forbes; James David (1809 - 1868); natural philosopher||1809 - 1868|