|Title||Plate, figures A and B showing glaciers shaped by friction and contraction by James D [David] Forbes|
|Description||Plate containing figures A and B [1 and 2] showing diagrams of glaciers shaped by friction on the sides of a valley and by contraction within a gorge.|
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.
|Physical description||Ink diagrams on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1843.0067|
|Related records in the catalogue||PT/30/12|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA6280||Forbes; James David (1809 - 1868); natural philosopher||1809 - 1868|