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Mr Robert GodwinAustens Notice of the occurrence of a Boulder of Gra
62
Rev Professor Hauohton on a Model illustrative of Slaty Cleavage 69
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Messrs Jukes and Du Noyer on the Geology of Lambay Island 75
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Sir Rodehick 1 Murchison on the Quartz Rocks Crystalline Limestones
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Mr Thomas Oldhams General Sketch of the Districts already visited by
85
Mr H C Sorby on some Facts connected with Slaty Cleavage 92
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Mr N Niven on the Importance of a thorough understanding of the Root
98
Mr G C Hyndman s Notice of a curious Monstrosity of Form in the Fusus
104
Mr R Dowdens Brief Suggestion recommending a more complete Compila
110
Miscellaneous
116
Mr W Bollaerts Ethnological and Antiquarian Researches in New Gra
121
Mr Richard Cull on the Character Extent and Ethnological Value of
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Mr Gordon M Hills on the Round Towers of Ireland 133
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Mr John Hogg on the supposed Biblical Names of Baalbec and on
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Mr George V Du Noyer on the Remains of EarlyStonebuilt Fortresses
148
Dr R Siegeried on an Inscription in the Language of Ancient Gaul and
154
Mr J Crawfurd on the Effects of the Gold of Australia and California 160
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Dr H MCormac on the Influence of inadequate or perverted Development
164
Mr Richard H Walsh on Equitable Villages in America 170
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Mr James Barton on a detailed Model of the Boyne Viaduct which carries
178
Mr J W Dodds on Improvements in Iron and Steel and their Application
180
Mr R Mallet on the Construction of the 36inch Mortars made by order
186
Mr J Scott Russell on the Mechanical Structure of the Great Eastern Steam
195
Index
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