Reference numberPT/70/4/4
TitlePlate, 'Sections in the gravel-pits of St Acheul' by unknown artist
DateMay 1862
DescriptionTwo diagrams of cross-sections showing the makeup of the earth in the gravel pits at St Acheul [Saint-Acheul, Amiens, France].

Subject: Geology / Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Theoretical considerations on the conditions under which the (drift) deposits containing the remains of extinct mammalia and flint implements were accumulated, and on their geological age. - On the Loess of the valleys of the South of England, and of the Somme and the Seine'.

Original paper received by the Royal Society on 20 March 1862 and 15 May 1862 and read 27 March and 19 June 1862, respectively. Further addition to paper received 21 May 1863.
Physical descriptionInk diagrams on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1862.0007
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1862.0034
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1864.0007
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/206
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3811Prestwich; Sir; Joseph (1812 - 1896)1812 - 1896
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