The Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, Volume 37

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Page 121 - FREDERICK M°CoY, FGS One vol., Royal 410. Plates, /i. is. A CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF CAMBRIAN AND SILURIAN FOSSILS contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge, by JW SALTER, FGS With a Portrait of PROFESSOR SEDGWICK.
Page 39 - gave expressions adapted for working all the problems that a crystal can present, and it gave them in a form that appealed at once to the sense of symmetry and appropriateness of the mathematician ... he thus placed the keystone into the arch of the science of crystallography
Page 40 - will long be cited as a model of accuracy." He was subsequently a member of a new Royal Commission for " examining into and reporting on the state of the secondary standards, and for considering every question which could affect the primary, secondary, and local standards.
Page 14 - to be cast iu bronze and to be given annually ' (or from time to time) 'as a mark of honorary distinction and as an expression on the part of the governing body of the Society that the Medallist (who may be of any country or either sex) has deserved well of the Science...
Page 229 - Staffordshire, was elected a Fellow of the Society. The following communications were read : — 1.
Page 12 - 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.
Page 40 - In 1843 a Committee was appointed to superintend the construction of the new Parliamentary standards of length and weight, of which Professor Miller was a member, and to him was confided the construction of the new standards of weight. In the " Philosophical Transactions " for 1856 he describes at length " The operations for restoring the value of the Old Standard of Weight, for constructing the New Standard of a different value, for constructing various derived Standards, and for establishing the...
Page 299 - Composition des sables de Bracheux et mode d'origine de l'argile plastique, premier produit d'une émanation terminée par le dépôt du calcaire de Mortemer, d'après des coupes du chemin de fer de Compiègne (Oise), à Roye (Somme).

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