RECORD: Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: East end of other Island. (12.1834) CUL-DAR35.270-271 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker. (Darwin Online, http://darwin-online.org.uk/)
REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker 5.2011. RN1
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East end of other island
7. miles from sea coast
Even laminated ampelite
Decr 25th.  — Dip West. 44°.13'
with quartz veins.
Dec 29th noon
dip East tortuous cleavage
green chloritic slate with patches of epidole like specimen (2498)
11 mile from anchorage
Lowes harbor. East true. 18° South
South entrance of [West] channel first perceived diff in [illeg] of strata. (ferruginous mica)
SW 7 miles
Latitude 43.48. —
270 verso [blank]
27 26th 26th
West station in 3d channel from the North
2 miles from sea coast.
Decr 27. noon
fine grained. Taleaceous schist passing into ampelite with numerous quartz veins.
Midship Bay 46° 18'
4 & 1/2 miles in E 1/2 N & W 1/2 S line
(3 - 1/2) distance in which I observed cleavage. —
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