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Conference Proceedings
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Miller, David, J.
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Author Affiliation
Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Paper/Section Title
The contribution of Sir H.T. De la Beche to the geology of Southwest England and to the identification of 'head' deposits
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Proceedings Title
De la Beche Meeting: An international conference to commemorate the bicentennial of the birth of Sir Henry De la Beche and to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Geological Society of Jamaica: Articles, field guide, programme & abstracts.
Date of Meeting
June 7- 8, 1996
Place of Meeting
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.
Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Department of Geology, University of the West Indies
Date of Publication
1996
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Location in Work
11-14
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Series Title
Contributions to Geology, UWI, Mona
Series Volume ID
2
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Abstract
Describes and evaluates De la Beche's mapping of southwest England from Bridgewater and Axminster to the Isles of Scilly, the completion of which was marked by the publication of the first memoir of the Geological Survey (1939). Also discusses De la Beche's introduction of the term 'head' to describe all the types of loose material above the solid geology of the southwest peninsula.....
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