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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2003
Journal of the Geological Society (2003) 160 (5): 649-653.
...JANET MONTGOMERY; JANE A. EVANS; TIM NEIGHBOUR Abstract The excavation at Cnip, Isle of Lewis, Scotland, of the largest, and only known family cemetery from the early Norse period in the Hebrides, provided a unique opportunity to use Sr isotope analysis to examine the origins of people who may have...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/SP317.17
EISBN: 9781862395657
... Cherry Lewis for inviting me to speak and Simon Knell for his care as an editor. Thanks are also due to the University of Missouri-Columbia Research Council for travel funding. Webster’s research on the Isle of Wight, directed and subsidized...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2006
Scottish Journal of Geology (2006) 42 (1): 21-27.
...Lewis Woolnough; Julian Overnell Synopsis A fragment of fossilized wood was found near the top of the conglomerate bed beneath An Sgurr, Isle of Eigg. The wood, which is described here, appears to belong to no recorded genus, fossil or modern. It has affinities with several families of flowering...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2010
Geological Magazine (2010) 147 (5): 797-798.
... of, not least of which is its status as the world's oldest learned society devoted solely to earth sciences. The Making of the Geological Society of London marks this bicentenary with a collection of some 24 essays on a variety of appropriate topics and is ably edited by Cherry Lewis and Simon Knell...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP287.12
EISBN: 9781862395350
... Giesecke very well, because he had often visited her father's house. Miss Hutton spoke of Sir Charles in the following way: Karl Ludwig Giesecke or Sir Charles Lewis Giesecke, as he was known in the British Isles, was very unusual for his time in that he followed two totally different careers...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2013
Scottish Journal of Geology (2013) 49 (2): 93-103.
... Complex of NW Scotland . Journal of the Geological Society, London , 162 , 175 – 186 . Lisle R.J. 1977 . Evaluation of Laxfordian Deformation in Carloway Area, Isle-of-Lewis, Scotland . Tectonophysics , 42 , 183 – 208 . Love G.J. Kinny P.D. Friend C.R.L. 2004...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2009
Journal of the Geological Society (2009) 166 (4): 617-631.
... undertaken on the Isle of Skye, in the Inner Hebrides, and reduces the complexity of geological and isotope data into five main 87 Sr/ 86 Sr packages: Package 1 (northern area) = 0.705–0.7092; Package 2 (NE coast) = 0.7082–0.7102; Package 3 (granitic rocks) = 0.716–0.720; Package 4 (metamorphic rocks...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2000.175.01.22
EISBN: 9781862394230
... Abstract The northern coast of the Isle of Sheppey comprises actively-eroding cliffs up to 50 m high cut into the London Clay. From 1867 to 1998 the average cliff-top recession was about 1 m a –1 , while the maximum recession was 1.9 ± 0.08 m a –1 . From 1897 to 1998, this provided at least...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2001
Scottish Journal of Geology (2001) 37 (1): 11-18.
...A. G. Dawson; S. Dawson; T. M. Mighall; G. Waldmann; A. Brown; F. Mactaggart Synopsis An intertidal organic deposit is described for Traigh Eileraig, Isle of Coll, Scottish Inner Hebrides. The organic sediments are overlain by sands containing marine diatoms. Radiocarbon dating and diatom analysis...
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Journal Article
Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 September 2005
Clay Minerals (2005) 40 (3): 263-282.
...S. J. KEMP; C. A. ROCHELLE; R. J. MERRIMAN Abstract The Lòn Ostatoin stream section, Trotternish Peninsula, Isle of Skye, exposes a sequence of Middle Jurassic mudstones and limestones which have been locally metasomatized by a transgressive sill of Tertiary age. Limestones in the sequence...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2002
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2002) 72 (1): 18-29.
... containing garnets such as those seen in the Lewis Formation are common on the Scottish mainland, on the East Shetland Platform, on the Shetland Isles themselves, and in Norway. The largest source of garnets in eastern Scotland is probably the Dalradian Supergroup, which consists predominantly of pelitic...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2008
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2008) 57 (1): 29-60.
...S. K. Donovan; D. N. Lewis; P. Crabb; R. E. Widdison SUMMARY Crinoids are the most common and diverse group of echinoderms in the Silurian of the British Isles. This guide describes examples of all nominal crinoid groups recognized from this interval and region (48 genera, about 100 species...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2003
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2003) 54 (4): 253-256.
...S. K. Donovan; D. N. Lewis; J. W. Tilsley SUMMARY Platycrinitid camerate crinoids, with distinctive elliptical columnals and large dorsal cups are a characteristic feature of the Lower Carboniferous of the British Isles. Two new occurrences are reported here. Disarticulated basal circlets and low...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP287
EISBN: 9781862395350
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP287.1
EISBN: 9781862395350
... Abstract In the last four centuries geologists have traversed the globe, searching for economically important materials or simply to satisfy their intellectual curiosity. Geologists have often been at the vanguard of scientific exploration. The microscopist Robert Hooke explored the Isle...
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1995
Journal of the Geological Society (1995) 152 (4): 729-731.
... Abstract K. Thomson writes: Cope's (1994) paper on a Late Cretaceous Irish Sea hotspot and its influence on the present-day drainage pattern of the British Isles has focused attention on the importance of regional erosion in the southern Britain. However, there is additional evidence which points...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2001.190.01.11
EISBN: 9781862394384
... of the Earth for himself using the laws of thermodynamics. The story of the diminution of the age of the Earth on the basis of new calculations and new assumptions by Lord Kelvin is now well known ( Burchfield 1975 ; Albritton 1980 ; Knell & Lewis 2001 ) and needs no further elaboration here. Even...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/SP317.2
EISBN: 9781862395657
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2001.188.01.03
EISBN: 9781862394360
... and Central English Channel. The Middle Jurassic source rocks have a more limited areal distribution and occur in the Faroe-Shetland, Solan, West Lewis, West Flannan, Hebrides, Slyne and North Porcupine basins with oil source potential in regressive marginal marine to lacustrine facies mudrocks. Geochemical...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1994
Journal of the Geological Society (1994) 151 (4): 735-736.
... data from northern England (Green 1986; Lewis et al. 1992), on which the analysis by Holliday (1993) relies, is based principally on those samples which were totally annealed prior to cooling. The thermal history interpretation of these samples is then extended to understand the remaining results...