Author:Archibald Geikie

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Sir Archibald Geikie
Scottish geologist and historian; Director-General of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and Ireland
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "A. G-e."
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "A. Ge"
Sir Archibald Geikie


  • The Story of a Boulder; or, Gleanings from the notebook of a field geologist (1858)[1]
  • Life of Sir Roderick I. Murchison, bart.; K. C. B., F. R. S.; sometime director-general of the Geological survey of the United Kingdom (1875) v.1
  • Outlines of field-geology (1882) [2]
  • The scenery of Scotland viewed in connection with its physical geology (1887) [3]
  • An elementary geography of the British Isles (1888) [4]
  • Geological sketches at home and abroad ([1889]) [5]
  • Memoir of Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay (1895) [6]
  • The Founders of Geology, 1897, MacMillan, 1905 (ed. ?), 1962 Dover Publications [7]
  • Types of Scenery and Their Influence on Literature (1898)
  • Text-book of Geoology (1903 4th ed.) in 2 vols. v.1 v.2
  • Scottish reminiscences (1908, c1904) [8]
  • Geology (1904) [9]
  • Charles Darwin as geologist. The Rede lecture given at the Darwin centennial commemoration on 24 June 1909 (1909) [10]
  • The birds of Shakespeare (1916) [11]
  • Memoir of John Michell, M.A., B.D., F.R.S., fellow of Queens' college, Cambridge, 1749, Woodwardian professor of geology in the university 1762 (1918) [12]
  • A Long Life's Work (1924)
  • Campbell, George Douglas,” in Dictionary of National Biography Supplement, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1901) in 3 vols.

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The author died in 1924, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.