Title: The north eastern extremity of the Melleha Fault. Taken from the caverns in which Admiral Spratt found the Melleha hippopotamus

Creator: John Henry Cooke

Description: Photo of the north eastern extremity of the Mellieha Fault, Malta. Mellieha is in the northwest of the island. The distinctive terraces fields of Malta can be seen in this image.

This image accompanied a paper by Cooke read at the Geological Society on 21st November 1894. It was published without the photos as, ‘The Pleistocene Beds of the Maltese Islands’, Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, vol.51 (1895), pp49-50.

Date: [1893-1894]

Format: Black and white albumen photograph

Archive reference: LDGSL/936/4

Image reference: 05-32

Recommended print size: Up to 10 x 8 inches (25 x 14cm)

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