Reference numberPT/62/7
TitlePaper, 'Account of the experiments made at Holyhead (North Wales) to ascertain the transit velocity of waves, analogous to earthquake waves through the local rock formations' by Robert Mallet
Date15 June 1861
DescriptionSubject: Physics / Seismology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Account of experiments made at Holyhead (North Wales) to ascertain the transit-velocity of waves, analogous to earthquake waves, through the local rock formations'.

Received by the Royal Society on 18 June 1861. Read 20 June 1861.

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 11, 1862.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1860.0072
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1861.0028
Related records in the catalogueRR/4/165
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3801Mallet; Robert (1810 - 1881)1810 - 1881
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