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Aspects of nature, in different lands and different climates; with scientific elucidations
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Aspects of nature, in different lands and different climates; with scientific elucidations

By

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859

Sabine, Elizabeth Juliana, 1807-1879

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Philadelphia, Lea and Blanchard, 1849

Notes

First American edition of Mrs. Sabine's translation (first published in London, 1849) of Ansichten der Natur, Stuttgart and Tübingen, 1808; cf. Alexander von Humboldt, bibliographische Übersicht, by Julius Löwenberg, no. 188.

Includes 16 \U+fffd\. of advistisements at end.

Contents: Steppes and deserts.--Cataracts of the Orinoco.--Nocturnal life of animals in the primeval forest.--Hypsometric addenda.--Physiognomy of plants.--On the structure and mode of action of volcanos, in different parts of the globe.--The vital force; or, The Rhodian genius.--The plateau of Caxamarca, the ancient capital of the Inca Atahuallpa, and the first view of the Pacific ocean, from he crest of the Andes.

Subjects

Description and travel , Physical geography , Plant morphology , Science , South America

Language

English

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.21755
OCLC: 1078597

 

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