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Views of nature, or, Contemplations on the sublime phenomena of creation
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Title

Views of nature, or, Contemplations on the sublime phenomena of creation : with scientific illustrations

Title Variants

Translated: Contemplations on the sublime phenomena of creation

Uniform: Ansichten der Natur

Related Titles

Series: Bohn's scientific library

By

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859

Bohn, Henry G. (Henry George), 1796-1884
Otté, E. C.

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London, H.G. Bohn, 1850

Notes

Translation of: Ansichten der Natur.

"Humboldt's Cosmos. Henry G. Bohn's rejoinder, Feb. 28, 1849": 7, [1] p. at end.

Contents: Steppes and deserts -- Cataracts of the Orinoco -- Nocturnal life of animals in the primeval forests -- Ideas for a physiognomy of plants -- On the structure and mode of action of volcanos in different parts of the earth -- Vital force, or the Rhodian genius -- The plateau of Caxamarca, the ancient capital of the Inca Atahuallpa, and first view of the Pacific from the ridge of the Andes.

Subjects

Natural history , Physical geography , Science

BHL Collections

Earth Optimism

Call Number

QH45 .H813 1850

Language

English

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.4802
LCCN: 07012450
OCLC: 7347277

 

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