Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 1 (1817), 587–89.
Geological Observations on Streathearn
Dicaledon, Crieff, pseud. [Kenneth MacLeay] *
Geology, Stratigraphy, Mineralogy
States: 'though it is not necessary, on this occasion, to enter into the merits of the contending Volcanic and Neptunian theories, we must still be conscious, that many series of facts constantly presented to our view on the exterior, as well as those that have explored in the bowels of the earth, are consistent with, and may very plausibly be attributed to, the influence of both powers' (587). Continues to discuss at length the contemporary understanding of the geological processes involved in the formation of the valley of Streathearn.
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