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Geology of West Wicklow

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Full title: Explanatory Memoir to Accompany Sheet 129 of the Maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland, illustrating the District of Baltinglass and Dunlavin, in the County of Wicklow.

Creator / Author: W. F. Mitchell

Item Type / Page count: Booklet / 30p

When Published: 1884

C0-Publisher / Place of Publication: Alex. Thom & Co. / 87-89 Abbey Street, Dublin.

C0-Publisher / Place of Publication: Hodges, Figgis & Co. / 104 Grafton Street, Dublin.

C0-Publisher / Place of Publication: Longman & Co. / Paternoster Row, London.

C0-Publisher / Place of Publication: Trubner & Co. / Ludgate Hill, London.

About: A booklet in the series ‘Memoirs of the Geological Survey’. These were produced to expand on the geological information that was contained on the various map sheets that were published much earlier in 1855. The principal areas covered by this particular memoir are Baltinglass, Dunlavin, Donard, Stratford, Rathdangan and Kiltegan. The area is described in the foreword of the booklet as being of ‘exceptional geological interest’.

Contents: General Description – Physical Geography — Formations and groups of rocks entering  into the structure of this district — General Description — Lower Silurian beds — Igneous rocks — Post-Pliocene or drift deposits.

ID number(s): None

Extra #1: Includes illustrations and placename index.

Extra #2: Read this booklet online via the Irish Historical Geological Maps website.

Extra #3: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #4: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.


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