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DCP-LETT-6692

To Charles Lyell   5 March [1869]

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Summary

Discusses wear and tear due to glaciation and significance of this evidence for dating the glacial period. Mentions views of James Croll and Archibald Geikie on the issue.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6692
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Lyell, Charles
Sent from
Down
Source of text
American Philosophical Society (364)
Physical description
4pp

Summary

Discusses wear and tear due to glaciation and significance of this evidence for dating the glacial period. Mentions views of James Croll and Archibald Geikie on the issue.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6692,” accessed on 12 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6692

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