image MS_131_0172
Image number: RS.16492
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Earth's strata

Date

1760

Creator

John Michell (1724-1793), Natural philosopher

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p172

Material

Dimensions

height (paper): 208mm
width (paper): 277mm

Subject

Content object

Description

Earth's strata for explaining earthquakes.

Printed in John Michell, ‘Conjectures concerning the cause, and observations upon the phaenomena of earthquakes; particularly of that great earthquake of the first of November, 1755, which proved so fatal to the city of Lisbon, and whose effects were felt as far as Africa, and more or less throughout almost all Europe’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 51 (1760), pp. 566-634, tab. 13.

Transcription

verso 'Mitchell on Earthquake'
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Related Fellows

John Michell (1724-1793), Natural philosopher

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