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Nine-Pin Rock, Trinidad

1839

John Robertson

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Title

Nine-Pin Rock, Trinidad

Date

1839

Description

Landscape sketch showing geological features on the coast of Trinidad, including: a trap dyke from which fossil specimens were collected (figure a); the ‘Nine-Pin Rock’ (figure b); and the beach used by the expedition landing party (figure c). With a manuscript key to the features shown. Illustration from the paper “A catalogue of specimens, from Madeira. St. Gago, St. Paul’s Rocks and Trinidad, H.M.S.Terror 6th February 1840” by John Robertson. Not published in the Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions.

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Location

Trindade and Martim Vaz, Brazil

Country

Continent

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