Geikie


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Geikie

(ˈɡiːkɪ)
n
(Biography) Sir Archibald. 1835–1924, Scottish geologist noted for his study of British volcanic rocks
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Scrutton on the Marup district found that at the Marup Sands, Bukit Balang and Undup only "mere traces of gold were found" and that working the patchy deposit at the Marsh should not "be even considered." (43) By 1908, BCLS geologist Somerville Geikie was able to report that "so far as is known Bau and Bidi were the only areas in Upper Sarawak where the gold deposits justified making work on a large scale remunerative" or "erection of any type of plant," although small amounts were scattered throughout Sarawak.
Archibald Geikie. Types of Scenery and Their Influence on Literature.
* PISTOL shooter Georgina Geikie already has her sights set on Rio in 2016 after bowing out of her first Olympic Games.
Shooter Georgina Geikie failed in her bid to reach the final of the 25m air pistol.
SHOOTING: Georgina Geikie: The Devon barmaid has her sights set on gold in the 10m air pistol.
King Leopold Ranges; Gogo Fish fossil sites; Kimberley Plateau and Lennard Shelf Devonian reef outcrops; the vine thicket of northern Kimberley coast and islands; Broome sandstone dinosaur trackways; Roebuck Bay; the Kimberley Coast from Buccaneer Archipelago to King George River including offshore islands; Mitchell River National Park; King George Falls; King George River; Geikie Gorge Conservation Park; Windjana Gorge National Park; and King Leopold Range Conservation Park.
Many thanks to our panelists, Deborah Beacham and Donald Geikie from Michael Saunders, Linda Page from Prudential Palms, and Cheryl Loeffler from Signature Sotheby's.
South Shields-based wrestler Terence Bosson also got to grips with a silver, while England's Gorgs Geikie and Julia Lydall added shooting bronze to Huckle and Parr's silver.
Geikie and Lydall's took bronze in the 25m pistol pairs.
There was also an England bronze medal in the women's pairs 25m pistol for Gorgs Geikie and Julia Lydall.
They shot a score of 755 to finish ahead of England's Georgina Geikie and Julia Lydall ( 743).
A humorous comment on such rivalries by another Scottish follower of Wilkie is Walter Geikie's drawing Rival Artists; Julian Halsby, Scottish Watercolours 1740-1940 (London: Batsford, 1986) 60-61.