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OCCASIONAL PAPEES

THEORY OF GLACIERS

NOW FIRST COLLECTED AND CHRONOLOGICALLY ARRANGED.

A PREFATOKY NOTE ON THE RECENT PROGRESS AND
PRESENT ASPECT OF THE THEORY.

JAMES D. FOKBES, D.C.L., F.R.8.,

SEC. B.i. Ed., P. G.S., ETC.

Corresponduig Member of the Imperial Institute of France, Associate or Honorary Member nf

the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, of the Academy of Palermo, of the Dutch

Society of Sciences (Haarlem), of the Helvetic Society, of the Pontifical

Academy of " Nuovi Llncei" at Rome, and of the Natural

History Societies of Heidelberg1, Geneva, and Vtuid;

Honorary Member of the Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh,

of the Cambridge, Yorkshire, St . Andrews, and Isle of Wight Philosophical Societies,

and of the Plymouth and Bristol Institutions, and

PROFESSOR OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY IN THE UNIVERSITY
OF EDINBURGH.

EDINBURGH:
ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK, NORTH BRIDGE.

MDCCCLIX.

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DEDICATED
TO

JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS, M.D.

F.RS.E. M.RC.PH.,

OF CLIFTON HILL HOUSE, BRISTOL,

TO WHOSE SKILL AS A PHYSICIAN,

AND

TO WHOSE UNWEARIED KINDNESS AS A FRIEND,

THE WRITER

GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGES

HIS DEEP AND LASTING

OBLIGATION.

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