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Transparent Models to Illustrate Geological Structures

Nature volume 142, page 672 (08 October 1938) | Download Citation



LARGE transparent models to show the structures of particular areas have been used for some years. So far as I am aware, they are less common in Britain than on the Continent ; for example, at Lille, large models of this type have been made to show the structure of French coalfields. These models have been built up by drawing numerous accurate sections to scale, each on a separate glass sheet, and arranging these vertically at proper intervals.

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  1. Geology Department, University of Glasgow. Sept. 8.

    • A. E. TRUEMAN


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