Observations on the Parallel Roads of Glen Roy

  title={Observations on the Parallel Roads of Glen Roy},
  author={Charles Babbage},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London},
  pages={273 - 277}
  • C. Babbage
  • Published 1 February 1868
  • Geology
  • Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London
Many years have passed since I visited the remarkable scenery of the parallel roads of Glen Roy. Several explanations of their origin have been given; and my own view of the subject was, I apprehended, in accordance with the views of geologists. The recent paper of Sir John Lubbock upon that subject shows that the causes which have hitherto been assigned for their origin have not yet received general assent. Under these circumstances, I think it desirable to record the very simple explanation… 
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