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To Charles Lyell   22 September [1861]

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Additional discussion of Jamieson’s theory that the roads of Glen Roy were formed by a glacial lake. Suggests the possible marine origin of the Glen Spean terraces. Comments on the power of lakes to produce pebbles. Discusses elevation of Wales and Scotland during the glacial period.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  22 Sept [1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.265)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3260

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