Scotland, On the Geology of Jamaica


Scotland, On the Geology of Jamaica


This volume is actually two lectures, bound as one and printed in Jamaica, on the geology and mining of Jamaica. It is unusual for its interest in the material resources of Jamaica not for agricultural or plantation purposes, but for its mineral resources and mining potential.

Title as Issued

On the Geology of Jamaica, Given at the Institute Rooms, Kingston, on Wednesday, 6th February 1889 ... [bound with] On Mining in Jamaica, Retrospects and Prospects, Given at the Mico institution, Kingston, on 5th March, 1889


Horace Scotland


Kingston, Jamaica, 1890


“Scotland, On the Geology of Jamaica,” The Caribbeana Project at AAS, accessed February 6, 2023,

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