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Journal Article
Published: 21 May 2015
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2015) 60 (3): 157–177.
...I. Forbes Abstract In 1809, Westgarth Forster, an agent in the Northern Pennine lead mines, published his only book. Entitled ‘A Treatise on a Section of the Strata…etc.’, it is more usually known simply as his ‘Section of Strata’. Although some contemporaries doubted its originality...
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Ivy House, Garrigill, Cumbria, the home of <b>Westgarth</b> <b>Forster</b> junior. H.M. P...
Published: 21 May 2015
Fig. 3. Ivy House, Garrigill, Cumbria, the home of Westgarth Forster junior. H.M. Parker collection.
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Eric Richardson, miner, cleaning <b>Westgarth</b> <b>Forster’s</b> gravestone in Garrigil...
Published: 21 May 2015
Fig. 1. Eric Richardson, miner, cleaning Westgarth Forster’s gravestone in Garrigill Churchyard. H.M. Parker collection.
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David R. Oldroyd
Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs, Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.MEM.2002.025.01.02
EISBN: 9781862394001
... of geological knowledge. Much more geological in character than Housman’s book was a Treatise of a Section of the Strata ... (1809), by the mineralogist and mining surveyor Westgarth Forster (1772–1835). His section ran from Newcastle on the east coast through to Cross Fell; but stopped short before...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2001
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2001) 53 (3): 177–186.
... rock intruded into sedimentary rock or lavas concordantly, the Great Whin Sill became the archetype for such intrusions. However, priority of the publication of the term ‘sill’ must go to Westgarth Forster (1809) , though most of his sills were sedimentary rocks such as the Grindstone, Firestone...
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Journal Article
Published: 24 May 2016
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2016) 61 (1): 87–93.
... in Cambridgeshire and North Yorkshire, respectively, the geochemistry and mineralogy of high-S coals in the East Pennines Coalfield, and a reappraisal of Westgarth Forster's contribution to early geological researches in the North Pennines. A paper in this part by Romano and Whyte, asking whether stegosaurs could...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 08 December 2020
DOI: 10.1130/2020.0216(01)
EISBN: 9780813782164
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