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John Phillip"s geological maps of the British Isles

James Archibald Douglas

John Phillip"s geological maps of the British Isles

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Published in [London] .
Written in English

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  • Phillips, John, -- 1800-1874.

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    From Annals of science, Vol.6, No.4, November, 1950.

    Other titlesAnnals of science.
    Statementby J.A. Douglas and J.M. Edmonds.
    ContributionsEdmonds, James Marmaduke.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[17] p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21092768M

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During he published the first global geologic time scale based on the correlation of fossils in rock strata, thereby helping to standardize terminology including the term Mesozoic, which he invented. The British Isles lie at the juncture of several regions with past episodes of tectonic mountain building.

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– Ma and Early Silurian period, when the craton Baltica collided with the terrane Avalonia to form the Adjacent bodies of water: Atlantic Ocean. Title: An index geological map of the British Isles; constructed from published documents, communications of eminent geologists, and personal investigation by John Phillips, F.R.S., G.S.

Professor of Geology in King’s College London, and engraved by J.W. Lowry Creator: John Phillips () and J.W.

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I researched some that were available on line & decided that this looked the best & was also reasonably priced.4/5(8). Phillips was also keeper of the Ashmolean museum from – In – he was president of the Geological Society of London, and in president of the British Association.

He dined at All Souls College on the 23rd of Aprilbut on leaving he slipped and fell down a flight of stone stairs, and died on the following day.

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This richly layered history begins with the Celtic Supremacy in the last centuries BC, which is presented in /5(40). colouring of geological maps. For the full story see the article by Bob both very supportive of the Edinburgh Geological Society and some readers will undoubtedly have enjoyed field to see the John Phillips, geological map of ‘The British Isles and AdjacentFile Size: 1MB.

The various geological systems found in the British Isles are then considered in turn. A valuable feature of the book is the extensive treatment of different regional areas within the discussion of a particular geological system.

In the final chapter the author reviews briefly those major economic resources that are related to stratigraphy Reviews: 2. For the SDUK map, see Rudwick, Devonian, pp. –9 and for its place in Phillips’ mapping oeuvre see J.A. Douglas and J.M. Edmonds, ‘John Phillips’ geological maps of the British Isles’, Annals of Science VI () pp.

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The British Isles have witnessed intermittent periods of competition and cooperation between the people that occupy the various parts of Great Britain, the Isle of Man, Ireland, the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey and the smaller adjacent islands. Today, the British Isles contain two sovereign states: the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom.

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York: Published for the Author by W. Monkhouse, Lithographer of York and J,Tennant, London, Second edition. Map dimensions 57 x 76 cm, overall dimensions 62 x 80 cm. Folding map coloured according to the geology of the county, dissected into twenty-one sections and mounted on linen, folds between original brown cloth boards, gilt lettered to the upper cover which also features a small.

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[, index], one page damaged + 60 of 61 Coloured British County maps, very good condition. Purchase The Geological Evolution of the British Isles - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNFormat: Ebook. PHILLIPS, JOHN (–), geologist, descended from a Welsh family, was born at Marden in Wiltshire on 25 Dec.

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