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anticlinal basalt beautiful beds boulder clay Brownridge C. D. Hardcastle carbonate Carboniferous cave Chalk character Cheetham cliffs Coal Measures coast colour coral Crag Cretaceous dale denudation deposits district drift east escarpment evidence examination exhibited fault feet felspar flint formation formed Forsyth fossils geologists Gill glacier Glen granite gravel Headingley Hill Holgate Horsforth Hunslet Ilkley inches Ingleborough Ingleton interesting J. E. Bedford known lake land lava Leader lecturer Leeds Leeds Geological Association lime Lower Carter Magnesian Limestone mass Meanwood meeting Messrs miles Millstone Grit Mountain Limestone observed Old Red Sandstone Oolite paper party passed pebbles Permian present President Professor quarry quartz railway ridge river Road sand scenery Scotland seen shales side silica Silurian Skipton specimens stone strata stream surface Terrace thickness upper valley volcanic vote of thanks whilst Yoredale Yorkshire Yorkshire Naturalists
Page 31 - How divine, The liberty, for frail, for mortal, man To roam at large among unpeopled glens And mountainous retirements, only trod By devious footsteps ; regions consecrate To oldest time ! and, reckless of the storm That keeps the raven quiet in her nest, Be as a presence or a motion — one Among the many there...
Page 38 - The whole gorge flames. It is as though rainbows had fallen out of the sky and hung themselves there like glorious banners. The underlying color is the clearest yellow; this flushes onward into orange. Down at the base the deepest mosses unroll their draperies of the most vivid green; browns, sweet and soft, do their blending; white rocks stand spectral; turrets of rock shoot up as crimson as though they were drenched through...
Page 33 - My advice to young working men, desirous of bettering their circumstances, and adding to the amount of their enjoyment, is a very simple one. Do not seek happiness in what is misnamed pleasure ; seek it rather in what is termed study. Keep your consciences clear, your curiosity fresh, and embrace every opportunity of cultivating your minds.
Page 31 - Mediterranean and hope it will not be long before I have the pleasure of seeing you quite restored to good health again.
Page 82 - A Tour to the Caves in the Environs of Ingleborough and Settle, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, &c. Also a large Glossary of old and original Words made use of in common conversation in the North of England.
Page 28 - Thus commencing our investigations by a careful survey of any one bone by itself, a person who is sufficiently master of the laws of organic structure may, as it were, reconstruct the whole animal to which that bone...
Page 47 - Minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. The Annual Report of the Council was read, and unanimously adopted.
Page 109 - Those of the first-class are the result of an abnormal arrangement of the minerals constituting the granite itself ; while those belonging to the second represent fragments of other rocks enclosed within its mass.
Page 12 - These red bands vary in thickness from a few inches to two or three feet, and consist sometimes of layers of tuff, sometimes of ancient soils derived from decomposed lava, both of them burnt to a brick-red colour, and altered by the contact of melted matter which has flowed over them...
Page 115 - not quite so well rounded, and rather more are stained; those " containing the belouites are perhaps not quite so common. . " A small grain may be brown Tourmaline, and I think this " mineral is also included in a quartz grain. It is very " probable that this boulder comes from the same parent rock