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Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792–1871

The Silurian region and adjacent counties of England & Wales geologically illustrated / by Roderick Impey Murchison ; drawn & engraved by J. Gardner.

[London?] : [s.n.] [1839?]
Physical Description:
1 map on 3 sheets ; 100 x 151 cm, sheets 100 x 50 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QE661 .M87 1839a+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale [ca. 1:19,200] -- (W 5°40ʹ0ʺ--W 1°53ʹ0ʺ/N 53°6ʹ0ʺ--N 51°33ʹ0ʺ).
Relief shown by shading and spot heights.
"From the Ordnance Survey coloured in the field during the years 1831-8."
Includes inset of "England and Wales coloured according to geological systems," and profiles of "Ideal sections--submarine relations of volcanic rocks to sedimentary deposits" and "Order of the sedimentary deposits."
Perhaps issued with Murchison's The Silurian system (London : John Murray, 1839).
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored. Sheet measures 98 x 160 cm, folded to 25 x 32 cm. Mounted on linen. Cased alike with Murchison's The Silurian system (London : John Murray, 1839; BACRB QE661 .M87 1839+).
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1839.
Geology -- England -- Maps.
Geology -- Wales -- Maps.
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Silurian -- Maps.
Gardner, J., engraver.

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