Reference numberRR/8/186
TitleReferee's report by Henry Clifton Sorby, on a paper 'Limestone as an index of geological time' by Thomas Mellard Reade
Date17 March 1879
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The method is too vague and the results too rough, with many doubtful points. The abstract published in the Proceedings gives a good character feel for the data and results. Given time the method may prove useful. Considers the author's use of the term 'time' to be too loose.

Subject: Geology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1879]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1878.0128 Vol.28 1879
Related records in the catalogueRR/8/187
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NA715Sorby; Henry Clifton (1826 - 1908)1826 - 1908
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