The American Journal of Science and Arts (Google eBook)

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S. Converse, 1852
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Contents

SCIENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE
110
Mineralogy and Geology Mineralogical Notices by W P Blake 116 On
118
Zoology On the Classification of the Crustacea Corystoidea by James D Dana
119
First Comet of 1851127 Second Comet
129
Miscellaneous Intelligence Notes on Vesuvius and Miscellaneous Observations
139
Bibliography Elements of Analytical Geometry by Professor Albert
150
An Excursion on Etna by B Silliman Jr
178
On Coral Reefs and Islands by James D Dana
185
Observations on the Freezing of Vegetables and on
195
On the Compound Ammonias and the bodies of the Caco
206
The Pendulum Experiment by Lieut D P Woodbury
212
Analysis of a Magnetic Iron Pyrites containing Nickel
219
Instructions for making wet Preparations of Animal Sub
227
Abstract of Meterological Observations made at Marietta
237
On Ventilation by the Parlor Fire by Wm Hosking Esq
249
The Economical Constant Battery by Professor Chas
257
Mineralogy and Geology On a locality of Carbonate of Strontian by Prof 0 Root
265
Zoology The Relations of Embryology and Spermatology to some of the funda
281
Miscellaneous Intelligence Meteorological Instruments 288 Notice of Meteoric
289
Bibliography Correspondence in relation to a Universal System of Meteorological
303
Description of a New Species of Libythea and of Macro
336
Abstract of Meteorological Observations made at Bur
350
On Octahedral Oligist Iron by T S Hunt
370
On the Diluvial or Quaternary Deposits in California
385
Two New Minerals from Monroe Orange Co
392
On Lettering figures of Crystals by James D Dana
399
XLI1 Notice of a work entitled Petrifactions and their Teach
407
Chemistry and Phytics Optical Properties of Isomorphous Substances 409 On
413
Miscellaneous Intelligence Zinc Oxyd as a Pigment 430 Thoughts on Tele
433
List of Works
464
Nereis BorealiAmericana or Contributions to a History
1
On Kirkwoods Analogy by J Bradford Cherriman M A 9
9
Chemistry and Physics Transmission of Radiant Heat through Crystals 97
97
Mineralogy and Geology Mines of Sulphurets of Arsenic and Sulphur in Koord
112
Botany and Zoology The CamphorTree of Sumatra 113 The Chinese Rice
125
Astronomy Sixteenth Asteroidal PlanetPsyche 129 Seventeenth Asteroidal
131
Miscellaneous Intelligence Remarks on the Climate of San Francisco by Dr
138
Bibliography SteamBoiler Explosions 146 Records of the School of Mines
148
Second Report on Observations of the Aurora
153
On the Arts and Manufactures of India from a Lecture
160
Abstract of a Paper on the Humite of Monte Somma
175
Further Remarks on Ventilation and the Warming
182
Notes on the Use of the Zenith Telescope in Determining
191
Contributions to Analytical Chemistry by Wolcott
204
Symbolical Notation of the Asteroidal Plan
210
On the Eruption of Mauna Loa Hawaii February 1852
219
The Inverted Microscopea new form of Microscope
233
Index 451
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Note on the Eruption of Mauna Loa by James D Dana 254
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Corrosion of Lead by Galvanic action by R Buckler 261 Crystallization
263
American Zoological Botanical and Geological
267
Additional Notes of a Discussion of Tidal Observations
346
Review of Researches on the Physical Geography of
359
On the Reproduction and supposed Existence of Sexual
378
Facts and Principles Relating to the Origin and the Geo
389
On the Satellites of Uranus by Prof Elias Loomis 405
405
Analysis of Fowlerite by W Camac M D 418
418
Botany and Zoology Kunze Supplemcnte der RiedgrSser Carices zu
425
Botany and ZoologyThe Botany of the Antarctic Voyage II Flora of
428
Miscellaneous Intelligence British Association Address of the President
439
Bibliography Address at the Anniversary Meeting of the Royal Geographical
450
Index 456
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Page 448 - Contributions to the Natural History of the Fresh Water Fishes of North America.
Page 291 - Lake of Utah: including a description of its geography, natural history, and minerals, and an analysis of its waters : with an authentic account of the Mormon settlement.
Page 52 - On the Vegetation of the Carboniferous Period as compared with that of the present day," published in 1848, was an important contribution to the science.
Page 398 - The natural history of these islands is eminently curious, and well deserves attention. Most of the organic productions are aboriginal creations found nowhere else; there is even a difference between the inhabitants of the different islands; yet all show a marked relationship with those of America, though separated from that continent by an open space of ocean, between 500 and 600 miles in width.
Page 151 - On a Fossil Saurian of the New Red Sandstone Formation of Pennsylvania, with some Account of that Formation. Also, On some New Fossil Mollusks in the Carboniferous Slates of the Anthracite Seams of the Wilkesbarre Coal Formation.
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