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Illustrations of the viscous theory of glacier motion. Part 1. Containing experiments on the flow of plastic bodies, and observations on the phenomena of lava streams. Part 2. An attempt to establish by observation the plasticity of glacier ice. Part 3. Illustrations of the viscous theory of glacier motion / James David Forbes.

Title: Illustrations of the viscous theory of glacier motion. Part 1. Containing experiments on the flow of plastic bodies, and observations on the phenomena of lava streams. Part 2. An attempt to establish by observation the plasticity of glacier ice. Part 3. Illustrations of the viscous theory of glacier motion / James David Forbes.
Author(s): Forbes, James David.
Date: 1846.
Publisher: London: R. and J.E. Taylor
Abstract: Reprinted from Philosophical Transactions, Part 2, 1846, p. 142-210.
Keywords: 551.32 -- Glaciology.
551.32(091) -- History of glaciology.
551.324 -- Land ice.
551.324.51 -- Land ice, theory of flow.
E5 -- Glaciology: land ice.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SPC: Folio 551.324.5
SPRI record no.: 3060

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245 10 ‡aIllustrations of the viscous theory of glacier motion. Part 1. Containing experiments on the flow of plastic bodies, and observations on the phenomena of lava streams. Part 2. An attempt to establish by observation the plasticity of glacier ice. Part 3. Illustrations of the viscous theory of glacier motion /‡cJames David Forbes.
260 ## ‡aLondon :‡bR. and J.E. Taylor,‡c1846.
300 ## ‡a70 p. :‡bill., tables, 6 plates (1 folded) ;‡c28 cm.
520 3# ‡aReprinted from Philosophical Transactions, Part 2, 1846, p. 142-210.
650 07 ‡a551.32 -- Glaciology.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.32(091) -- History of glaciology.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.324 -- Land ice.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.324.51 -- Land ice, theory of flow.‡2udc
650 07 ‡aE5 -- Glaciology: land ice.‡2local
852 7# ‡2camdept‡bSCO‡cSPRI-SPC‡hFolio 551.324.5‡zSPRI has second copy in Special Collection, bound with spine title "Glacier motion, Forbes and Tyndall, 1845-59"‡9Create 1 item record‡0Migrate
876 ## ‡zTitle on spine "Glacier motion, J.D. Forbes". SPRI copy is bound with Forbes' "Account of some experiments on the temperature of the earth, at different depths, and in different soils, near Edinburgh", Edinburgh, 1846
917 ## ‡aUnenhanced record from Muscat, imported 2019
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