Thomas Belt, an English geologist and naturalist, was born at Newcastle-on-Tyne in 1832, educated in that city. He is remembered for his work on the geology of gold bearing minerals, glacial geology, for his description of the mutualistic relationship between certain bullthorn Acacia species and their Pseudomyrmex ants; as a youth Belt became interested in natural history through the Tyneside Naturalists Field Club. In 1852 he went to Australia and for about eight years worked at the gold-diggings, where he acquired a practical knowledge of ore deposits. In 1860 he proceeded to Nova Scotia to take charge of some gold-mines, there met with a serious injury, which led to his return to England. In 1861 Belt issued a separate work entitled Mineral Veins: an Enquiry into their Origin, founded on a Study of the Auriferous Quartz Veins of Australia. On he was engaged for about three years at Dolgelly, another though small gold-mining region, here he investigated the rocks and fossils of the Lingula Flags, his observations being published in an important and now classic memoir in the Geological Magazine for 1867.
In the following year he was appointed to take charge of some mines in Nicaragua, where he passed four active and adventurous years the results being given in his The Naturalist in Nicaragua], a regarded work. In this volume the author expressed his views on the former presence of glaciers in that country. In this book, he first described the mutualistic relationship of certain Acacias and the ant we now know as Pseudomyrmex spinicola; these are a species of red myrmecophyte-inhabiting neotropical ants which are found only in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. They live in the thorns of a tropical tree, Acacia collinsii, feeding on nectaries along with the protein and lipid-rich pods produced by the plant for the ants and now known as Belsian bodies in honor of Belt. In subsequent papers Belt dealt boldly with the phenomena of the glacial period in Britain and in various parts of the world. After many further expeditions to Russia and Colorado, he was traveling to Colorado for a professional engagement when he fell ill and died in Denver, on 21 September 1878, at the age of 45.
He was buried there in the Riverside Cemetery in Denver. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed.. "Belt, Thomas". Encyclopædia Britannica. 3. Cambridge University Press. P. 712. Lee, Sidney. "Belt, Thomas". In Stephen, Leslie. Dictionary of National Biography. 4. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 204. Works by Thomas Belt at Project Gutenberg Works by or about Thomas Belt at Internet Archive The naturalist in Nicaragua
The Stanley-Woodruff-Allen House is a historic house at 37 Buena Vista Road in West Hartford, Connecticut. Built about 1752, it is one of West Hartford's oldest surviving buildings, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. It is now part of the suite of buildings of the West Hartford Art League; the Stanley-Woodruff-Allen House is located in western West Hartford, on the south side of Buena Vista Road, just east of the some of the town's athletic fields and the northern end of the Buena Vista Golf Course. It is set facing east near the road, it is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, with a gabled roof, central chimney, clapboarded exterior. The main facade is three bays wide, with symmetrical placement of windows around the center entrance; the entrance is sheltered by an enclosed shed-roof portico finished in glass. The interior has been extensively altered for use as an art gallery, but it retains some original features, including window mouldings and one wall of wooden paneling.
A shed-roof leanto extends to the rear. The house was built about 1752 by Samuel Stanley, the second of that name, for his son named Samuel; this was one of the first farmhouses to be built in what became West Hartford, is now one of its few remaining 18th-century buildings. The house was purchased by the town in 1943 as a home for the caretaker of the golf course, was given to the West Hartford Art League in a long-term lease in 1976; the League now uses. National Register of Historic Places listings in West Hartford, Connecticut West Hartford Art League web site
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Victoria Dock was a dock on the River Mersey and part of the Port of Liverpool. Situated in the northern dock system, it was connected to Trafalgar Dock to the north and West Waterloo Dock to the south; the dock was opened in 1836, on the same day as Trafalgar Dock. The dock was named after Princess Victoria, the heir apparent to William IV, was one of the last opened for sailing ships. Victoria Dock had its own river entrance, closed in 1846. Between 1844 and 1921, the Ordnance Datum for the British Isles was taken from the level of the Victoria Dock; the dock was altered in 1848. By 1858, the largest share of the dock's trade was with America; the dock was unmodernised until 1929. In 1972 the body of the dock was filled in as part of the construction of a ferry terminal for the B&I Line; the remainder of the dock was closed in 1988. Baines, Thomas. Liverpool in 1859. London: Longman & Co. OCLC 43484994. McCarron, Ken. Give a Dock a Good Name?. Birkenhead: Merseyside Port Folios. ISBN 9780951612941. OCLC 27770301.
"Liverpool North Docks diagram". Liverpool 2007. Archived from the original on 30 March 2007