Sunday, 26 January 2014

Henry Moubray Cadell Collection. Photos from four continents.

Cadell family(?) in India
BGS Image ID: P769129
Cadell family(?) in India

Pyramids and Sphinx of Egypt
BGS Image ID: P768981
Pyramids and Sphinx of Egypt

Yosemite, in the United States of America
BGS Image ID: P768923
Yosemite, in the United States of America

Tsar Bell, Kremlin, Russia
BGS Image ID: P768832
Tsar Bell, Kremlin, Russia

Henry Moubray Cadell of Grange, FRSE (1860-1934) was a Scottish geologist and geographer.  He is known for his experiments in mountain building.The British Geological Survey holds his notebooks relating to the experiments and recreates the squeeze box experiments every year at the BGS Open Day in September. He is also known for his work on the Moine Thrust and the oli shales of the Lothians.

The British Geological Survey holds Cadell's extensive photograph collection. All are now available on Geoscenic.

Bob McIntosh

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