Reference numberPT/75/8/8
TitleDiagrams, movement of glaciers by [John Tyndall?]
DescriptionFigures 2-7 showing diagrams of typical movements made by a glacier in different situations where a variety of forces act upon them. Inscribed with publication and plate details. On verso is a printed sheet of the list of candidates recommended by the Council for election to the Royal Society, dated 5 May 1859 at Burlington House [London]. Not signed. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Glaciology / Geology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the physical phenomena of glaciers.—Part I. Observations on the Mer de Glace' by John Tyndall.

Received and read by the Royal Society on 20 May 1858.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1859.0014
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1857.0133
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8293Tyndall; John (1820 - 1893); natural philosopher1820 - 1893
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