Recommends David Williams' paper on raised beaches of Devon [David Williams, "Letter … on the raised beaches of Barnstaple", Trans. Geol. Soc. Lond. 2d ser. 5 (1840): 287–8] be shortened and published immediately after Sedgwick's and Murchison's paper ["Description of a raised beach in Barnstaple", ibid., pp. 279–86] as chief point of paper is to support their conclusions.
It appears that the principal object of M
The most interesting part of the paper is the description of the subsided forest, near Watchet in North Somersetshire. This appears of more importance, than the case of Pembrokeshire, alluded to by Prof: S. and M
I should, therefore on the above grounds, suggest that M
- f1 352.f1David Williams.
- f2 352.f2See Sedgwick and Murchison 1840, pp. 279–86 (read 14 December 1836).
- f3 352.f3Beaches rising and forests sinking.
- f4 352.f4CD's suggestion was followed (see D. Williams 1840).