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Darwin Correspondence Project

From Daniel Mackintosh   21 November 1880

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Summary

The use of earthquakes as a geological cause in his previous letter was careless.

Shelly beach deposits over considerable distance from Ireland to Scotland seem better explained by high sea-level than low land.

Only CD seems to have reported shattered rocks under the Moel Tryfan drift.

Summary

The use of earthquakes as a geological cause in his previous letter was careless.

Shelly beach deposits over considerable distance from Ireland to Scotland seem better explained by high sea-level than low land.

Only CD seems to have reported shattered rocks under the Moel Tryfan drift.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12836
From
Daniel Mackintosh
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Tranmere
Source of text
DAR 171: 11
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12836,” accessed on 22 October 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-12836.xml

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