Catalogue description Correspondence of Thomas Belt (1832-1878)

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Title: Correspondence of Thomas Belt (1832-1878)
Date: 1864-1878
Held by: Natural History Museum Library and Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Belt, Thomas, 1832-1878

Physical description: Two volumes
Administrative / biographical background:

Born and educated in Newcastle, Belt travelled in Australia, Nova Scotia, Nicaragua and Siberia between the years 1852 and 1878. He worked as a mining geologist, and was particularly interested in glacial geology. Belt wrote The Naturalist in Nicaragua (1874), and was a Fellow of the Geological Society of London.

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