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Europe and Chicago

Joseph Paxson Iddings
Europe and Chicago (in Recollections of a petrologist, Davis A. Young (editor))
Special Paper - Geological Society of America (April 2015) 512


Anyone who is studying dissected volcanoes and ancient lavas and breccia should have some acquaintance with active volcanoes and regions of modern volcanism. So I decided to visit Vesuvius and the Sicilian region, incidentally make the acquaintance of some of the British petrographers, and pay my respects to Rosenbusch in Heidelberg. By the end of February 1890, I was able to leave Washington for a two-month trip, going directly from New York to London via Southampton. Although I had never met Judd or Teall, they were hospitable enough, when they learned of my intention to stop in London on my way to the Continent, to invite me to come directly to their homes upon my arrival. Judd's note reached me before I left Washington, and Teall's caught me before I left the steamer at Southampton. It resulted in my spending a few days with Judd on my way out and in visiting Teall on the way back-a most memorable experience, quite as enlightening as the study of active volcanoes. IMPRESSIONS OF JOHN JUDD After a night at Charing Cross Hotel, I found Judd in his rooms in the "science schools," South Kensington, and received a most cordial welcome. Probably no British geologist equaled Judd in genial temperament and the ability to be entertaining. His manner was frank and outspoken; his attitude toward his colleagues was generous and not critical. He took an enthusiastic interest in petrography and expressed his opinions with such positiveness that one was led to believe his remarks were of general applicability rather than specific.

ISSN: 0072-1077
EISSN: 2331-219X
Serial Title: Special Paper - Geological Society of America
Serial Volume: 512
Title: Europe and Chicago
Title: Recollections of a petrologist
Author(s): Iddings, Joseph Paxson
Author(s): Young, Davis A.editor
Affiliation: Calvin College, Department of Geology, Geograpy, and Environmental Studies, Grand Rapids, MI, United States
Published: 20150430
Text Language: English
Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States
Accession Number: 2015-058207
Categories: Igneous and metamorphic petrology
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
N41°49'60" - N41°49'60", W87°45'00" - W87°45'00"
Source Note: Online First
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data supplied by the Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO, United States
Update Code: 201526
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