Abstracts of Papers:—

  title={Abstracts of Papers:—},
  author={James Thomson},
  journal={Transactions of the Glasgow Geological Society},
  pages={313 - 315}
  • J. Thomson
  • Published 1 November 1962
  • Geology
  • Transactions of the Glasgow Geological Society
Having briefly noticed the topographical features of the island, the author pointed out, by means of a map and sections, the relative positions of the sedimentary rocks. He described in detail the sedimentary deposits on the south side of the island, and then gave a transverse section of them, from Port-na-Haven on the west to Port-Askaig on the east. Although the rocks in the central valley of the island had not yet yielded identifiable organic remains, he did not despair, if properly… 

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