Youth's Magazine,  3rd ser. 10 (1837), 37–38.




Extract, Miscellaneous, Illustration; Afterword

Publications extracted:

Kitto, ed. 1836–38

Relevant illustrations:




    The plate depicts the mountains of Lebanon, which 'form the root of the whole mountain system of Palestine' (37). The text gives a description of the mountains, including a brief geological description taken from John L Burckhardt's Travels in Syria and the Holy Land. Observes that the 'geological structure of the mountain of Lebanon has not been examined with much attention'. Considers Burckhardt's discovery of fossil shells 'rather important, as seeming to shew that the structure of the mountains is not of a primitive but of either mountain or transition limestone'. (38)

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