Twenty years on Ben Nevis being a brief account of the life, work, and experiences of the observers at the highest meteorological station in the British Isles by Wm. T. Kilgour

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Published by Alexander Gardner in Paisley .

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Statementby Wm. T. Kilgour.
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Pagination154p.,[32] plates, folded map. ;
Number of Pages154
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Another early ascent was in by John Williams, who provided the first account of the mountain’s geological structure. ‘Twenty Years on Ben Nevis’ by Wm. Kilgour (Alexander Gardner, Paisley, ).

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