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Prògram Choinnich

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Title - Prògram Choinnich
Contributors - Professor Norman MacDonald
Reporters - Kenneth MacIver
Item Person - Geikie, Professor Archibald

Summary - The work of geologist Archibald Geikie.

Norman MacDonald gives an account of the life and work of geologist Archibald Geikie. He was born in Edinburgh in 1835. At one time he was head of the Geological Survey. His particular field of interest was volcanoes and their impact on the earth's form. He was the first geologist to claim that the rock found in Lewis and southern Harris was the hardest and the oldest rock in the world. He spent some time in Skye and gave a written account of the clearances that he witnessed in the Strath district.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:10:05
Date Recorded - 2001.08.16
Date of Content - 1865 to 1924
Date Transmitted - 2001.08.16
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Radio Programmes
Collection - BBC

Track ID - 32578
Original Tape ID - Program Choinnich 16.08.2001
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - DAT



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

Item Notes -

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