Prògram Choinnich

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Title - Prògram Choinnich
Contributors - Professor Norman MacDonald
Reporters - Kenneth MacIver
Item Person - Forbes, James David

Summary - The work of geologist James David Forbes.

Norman MacDonald tells of the work of geologist James David Forbes. He initially studied law but a trip to the Italian Alps awoke in him an interest in geology. He was renowned for his work on the effect of glaciers on the earth's form. He was the first person to climb Sgùrr nan Gillean on the Isle of Skye.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:12:22
Date Recorded - 2001.08.15
Date of Content - 1809 to 1868
Date Transmitted - 2001.08.15
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Radio Programmes
Collection - BBC

Track ID - 31885
Original Tape ID - Program Choinnich 15.08.2001
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - DAT

Recording Location:
  County - Ross and Cromarty
  Parish - Stornoway
  Island - Lewis
  Village - Stornoway

Item Notes - This is one of a series of items relating to geologists who worked in the Highlands during the 18th & 19th century, broadcast during the week 13-17/08/2001.

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