Editing The Geological Survey under Sir John Smith Flett, 1920–1935

Jump to navigation Jump to search

Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits.

The edit can be undone. Please check the comparison below to verify that this is what you want to do, and then save the changes below to finish undoing the edit.

This page supports semantic in-text annotations (e.g. "[[Is specified as::World Heritage Site]]") to build structured and queryable content provided by Semantic MediaWiki. For a comprehensive description on how to use annotations or the #ask parser function, please have a look at the getting started, in-text annotation, or inline queries help pages.

Latest revision Your text
Line 116: Line 116:
 
Coincidently with this work a series of tests were made by Dr. A. F. Hallimond with the Schmidt vertical magnetic variometer. He carried out surveys over the Swynnerton dyke, over a region of magnetic anomaly known to exist near Melton Mowbray, and over the Pentland fault. The results of these surveys appeared in the ‘Summaries of Progress ‘for 1929—1931 and amply demonstrated the value of this method for detecting concealed masses of magnetic rock. Drs. McLintock and Phemister also described a magnetic survey made by them over the Lornty dyke, near Blairgowrie, wherein they demonstrated an interesting form of permanent magnetization in the igneous rock.
 
Coincidently with this work a series of tests were made by Dr. A. F. Hallimond with the Schmidt vertical magnetic variometer. He carried out surveys over the Swynnerton dyke, over a region of magnetic anomaly known to exist near Melton Mowbray, and over the Pentland fault. The results of these surveys appeared in the ‘Summaries of Progress ‘for 1929—1931 and amply demonstrated the value of this method for detecting concealed masses of magnetic rock. Drs. McLintock and Phemister also described a magnetic survey made by them over the Lornty dyke, near Blairgowrie, wherein they demonstrated an interesting form of permanent magnetization in the igneous rock.
  
== Museum of Practical Geology ==
+
=== Museum of Practical Geology ===
  
 
Pressure of work in connexion with the organization of the new Museum and offices caused the suspension of this branch of work in 1931 and the instruments and equipment were transferred on loan to the school of Geophysics established at that time at the Imperial College of Science.
 
Pressure of work in connexion with the organization of the new Museum and offices caused the suspension of this branch of work in 1931 and the instruments and equipment were transferred on loan to the school of Geophysics established at that time at the Imperial College of Science.

Please note that all contributions to Earthwise may be edited, altered, or removed by other contributors. If you do not want your writing to be edited mercilessly, then do not submit it here.
You are also promising us that you wrote this yourself, or copied it from a public domain or similar free resource (see Earthwise:Copyrights for details). Do not submit copyrighted work without permission!

Cancel Editing help (opens in new window)

  [] · [[]] · [[|]] · {{}} · · “” ‘’ «» ‹› „“ ‚‘ · ~ | °   · ± × ÷ ² ³ ½ · §
[[Category:]] · [[:File:]] · <code></code> · <syntaxhighlight></syntaxhighlight> · <includeonly></includeonly> · <noinclude></noinclude> · #REDIRECT[[]] · <translate></translate> · <languages/> · ==References== · {{reflist}} · ==Footnote== · {{reflist|group=note}} · <ref group=note> · __notoc__ · {{DEFAULTSORT:}} <div class="someclass noprint"></div> {{clear}} <br>

Template used on this page: