The Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London

Vols. 1-108 include Proceedings of the society (separately paged, beginning with v. 30)

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Pàgina xxxi - ... to accompany the medal, the remaining interest to be given in one or more portions, at the discretion of the council, for the encouragement of geology or of any of the allied sciences by which they shall consider geology to have been most materially advanced, either for travelling expenses or for a memoir or paper published or in progress, and without reference to the sex or nationality of the author or the language in which any such memoir or paper may be written.
Pàgina 230 - But from the fact that the chief streams in each strip have their representatives (flowing in the same line) in the adjacent strips, it is concluded that before the formation of the long valleys the streams were continuous. The centre from which these streams radiate lies in the high ground near the sources of the Conway ; and the author believes that this was the centre of an original radial system of drainage, and that this radial system was subsequently broken up into sections by the formation...
Pàgina 782 - The following communications were read : — 1. ' On some Remarkable Calcisponges from the Eocene Strata of Victoria (Australia).
Pàgina 302 - There rolls the deep where grew the tree. O earth, what changes hast thou seen! There where the long street roars, hath been The stillness of the central sea. The hills are shadows, and they flow From form to form, and nothing stands ; They melt like mist, the solid lands, Like clouds they shape themselves and go.
Pàgina xxxiii - as an acknowledgment of eminent services in any department of Geology, irrespective of the receiver's country; but he must not be older than 45 years at his last birthday, thus probably not too old for further work, and not too young to have done much.
Pàgina xxix - THE MURCHISON GEOLOGICAL FUND," ESTABLISHED UNDER THE WILL OF THE LATE SIR RODERICK IMPEY MURCHISON, BART., PRS, FGS, To lae applied in every consecutive year in such manner as the Council of the Society may deem most useful in advancing geological science, •whether by granting sums of money to travellers in pursuit of knowledge, to authors of memoirs, or to persons actually employed in any...
Pàgina lx - After a varied experience he commenced practice on his own account as a civil engineer in 1853, and the following year became a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He was elected an associate of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1856; and in 1862 attained full membership.
Pàgina xxvii - To promote researches concerning the mineral structure of the earth, and to enable the Council of the Geological Society to reward those individuals of any country by whom such researches may hereafter be made,' — ' such individual not being a Member of the Council.
Pàgina 783 - The following communications were read : — 1. " On a Particular Form of Surface, the Result of Glacial and Subaerial Erosion, seen on Loch Lochy and elsewhere.
Pàgina 6 - ... 2 miles. Origin of the Earthquakes. — On the Geological Survey map of the disturbed area, very few faults are marked, and there is none that will agree even approximately with the conditions implied by the seismic evidence. There is, however, no contradiction between these conditions and the known geological structure of the district. To the south, in the neighbourhood of Mullion, the strike of the beds is parallel to the axes of the isoseismal lines, and there is a thrust-plane in the same...

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