image MS_131_0173
Image number: RS.16493
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Earth's strata

Date

1760

Creator

John Michell (1724-1793), Natural philosopher

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p173

Material

Dimensions

height (paper): 153mm
width (paper): 182mm

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.

Related Fellows

John Michell (1724-1793), Natural philosopher

Associated place

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