Transactions of the Geological Society, 1st series, vol. 4

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TRANSACTIONS

 

OF THE

 

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY,

 

ESTABLISHED NOVEMBER 13, 1807.

 

VOLUME THE FOURTH.

 
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Quod si cul mortalium cordi et curæ sit, non tantum inventis hærere, atque iis uti, sed ad ulteriora penetrare; atque non disputando adversarium, sed opere naturam vincere; denique non belle et probabiliter opinari, sed certo et ostensive scire; tales, tanquam veri scientiarum filii, nobis (si videbitur) se adjungant.

Novum Organum, Præfatio.

 
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LONDON:

PRINTED AND SOLD FOR THE SOCIETY BY WILLIAMS PHILIPS, GEORGE YARD, LOMBARD STREET.


1817.

OFFICERS AND COUNCIL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY,

ELECTED FEBRUARY 7, 1817.

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PRESIDENT
JOHN MAC CULLOCH, M.D. F.L.S.
VICE-PRESIDENTS,
The Hon. HENRY GREY BENNET M.P., F.R.S. The Right Hon. Sir JOHN NICHOLL, M.P. F.R.S.
WILLIAM BLAKE, Esq. F.R.S. HENRY WARBURTON, Esq. F.R.S.
SECRETARIES,
CHARLES STOKES, Esq. F.A, & L.S. HENRY JAMES BROOKS, Esq.
FOREIGN SECRETARY,
AGUSTUS BOZZI GRANVILLE, M.D. F.L.S.
TREASURERS,
DANIEL MOORE, Esq. F.R. & A.S. JOHN TAYLOR, Esq.
COUNCIL,
ARTHUR AIKIN, Esq. HENRY HOLLAND, M.D. F.R.S.
THOMAS COLBY, Esq. Captain of the Royak Engineers. ASHHURST MAJENDIE, Esq.
HENRY THOMAS COLEBROOK, Esq. F.R.S. WILLIAM HASDELIN PEPYS, Esq. F.R.S.
Sir HENRY CHARLES ENGLEFIELD, Bart., F.R.A. & R.S. Rd. & A.P. Newc. M.R. Inst. EDMUND WALLER RUNDELL, Esq.
GEORGE BELLAS GREENOUGH, Esq, F.R. & L.S. SAMUEL SOLLY, Esq. F.R.S.
JOHN WHISHAW, Esq. F.R.S.
WILLIAM HYDE WOLLASTON, M.D. F.R.S.
KEEPER OF THE MUSEUM AND DRAUGHTSMAN,
Mr. THOMAS WEBSTER

TRUSTEES OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY.
GEORGE BELLAS GREENOUGH, Esq. M.P.
Sir ABRAHAM HUME, Bart. M.P.
WILLIAM BABINGTON, M.D.
ROBERT FERGUSON, Esq.
DAVID RICARDO, Esq.
SAMUEL WOODS, Esq.



ADVERTISEMENT.


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THE Editors of the Transactions of the Geological Society are directed to make it known to the Public, that the Authors alone are responsible for the facts and opinions contained in their respective papers.

Geological Society,
July 1, 1817.

It is requested that all letters and communications to the Secretaries, and presents to the Society, be addressed to the House of the Geological Society, No 20, Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London.


ERRATA.
Page 4 line 21 for 400 read 530
ib. 23 Whitby Whitley
14 24 north south
17 5 Thil-whin Thil
ib. 14 after Jameson insert  ?
20 11 for it read is
28 15 Falling Felling
67 8 in the northern part of the district 3 miles west of Newcastle
74 22 Jemming Temming.
106 3 Hesket, Newmarket Hesket-newmarket
108 last line water course at &c. water course. At
109 line 2 of Melmerby. The of Melmerby the
110 line 5 of note course coarse
126 25 traverses traverse
26 before often insert is
280 16 for leve read level
290 14 of at
304 14 before Thames insert the
311 last line for ascendd the istance read ascend the distance
312 line 15 numulites nummulites
405, 406, 407 2nd column of figures in the sections inches feet


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