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Cosmos A Sketch Of The Physical Description Of The Universe

  [english | 1858]  

Alexander Von Humboldt


Excerpts: [... the most eminent philosophers of our own country, that, should the conclusion correspond (as we doubt not) with these beginnings, a work will have been ...... forest scenery in 'Paul and Virginia', by Bernardia de Saint Pierre. When far from our native country, after a long voyage, we tread for the first ...... powerful instrument of chemical analysis, and at the same time a ...]
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Equinoctial Regions Of America

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Alexander Von Humboldt


Excerpts: [... the caverns of Elbingerode, of Rubeland, and of Scharzfeld, in the Hartz those of the Salzfluhe in the Grisons and, according to Mr. Greenough, ...... which is repeated in every climate, seems to indicate a long abode of the waters in basins that have poured them from one to the other. The ...... others, are more worthy of fixing our attention. Such are, in North America, the ...]
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Equinoctial Regions Of America V2

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Alexander Von Humboldt


Excerpts: [... strength. Having had the imprudence to rub the curare between his fingers after being slightly wounded, he fell on the ground seized with a vertigo, ...... More than four thousand jaguars are killed annually in the Spanish colonies, several of them equalling the mean size of the royal tiger of Asia. ...... to the savannahs by herdsmen? The female bisons, according to Mr. Buchanan ...]
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Equinoctial Regions Of America V3

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Alexander Von Humboldt


Excerpts: [... The table-land of this knot of mountains appears in the Pambas de Bombon to be more than 1800 toises above the level of the ocean. From this point, ...... of it hitherto is that between Cupica and the left bank of the Atrato there is either a land-strait, or a total absence of the Cordillera. The mountains ...... the Iquiari is placed by the French astronomer between the equator ...]
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Equinoctial Regions Of America Vol 1

  [english | 1851]  

Alexander Von Humboldt


Excerpts: [... ascended the Andes, contributed by their discoveries and collections to augment the vegetable riches of the Old World. But, in their time, geology ...... to La Victoria, and the valleys of Aragua. This road is cut out of a talcose gneiss* in a state of decomposition. (* The direction of the strata ...... half every second. The equinoctial current is felt, though feebly, even beyond ...]
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Equinoctial Regions Of America Vol 2

  [english | 1851]  

Alexander Von Humboldt


Excerpts: [... in 1788 one of those monastic revolutions, of which it is difficult to form a conception in Europe, according to the ideas that prevail of the peaceful ...... set free. The curare is sold in little calabashes but its preparation being in the hands of a few families, and the quantity of poison attached to each ...... A hunter preserves the same blow-tube during his whole life, and ...]
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Equinoctial Regions Of America Vol 3

  [english | 1851]  

Alexander Von Humboldt


Excerpts: [... determining the position of several points in latitude and longitude during the passage from Batabano to Trinidad of Cuba and to Carthagena. It would ...... governors, Diego Velasquez and Pedro de Barba. The oppression of the natives dates from the arrival of the cruel Hernando de Soto about the year 1539. ...... of refined sugar furnished by the island of Cuba for its own ...]
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Ideen Zu Einer Physiognomik Der Gewachse

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Alexander Von Humboldt


Excerpts: [... Cordilleren, oder, sudlich vom Leman-See, den Gipfel des Weissen-Berges bestieg, hat man selbst in diesen Einoden noch Thiere entdeckt. Am ...... Insecten-Eier und Eier der Pflanzen, die durch Haar- und Feder-Kronen zur langen Herbstreise geschikt sind. Selbst den belebenden Staub, den, ...... und mit dem Lichte unbekannt, athmen: die geflekte Askaris, welche die Haut des ...]
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Rede

  [german | 1828]  

Alexander Von Humboldt


Summary: [The Terror Network was a 1981 book by Claire Sterling which argued that the USSR was using terrorists as a proxy force. In part because of the book CIA director William J. Casey commissioned a Special National Intelligence Estimate on Soviet support for terrorism. That estimate had this to say about the book: The publication of The Terror Network by Claire Sterling and the selections in the ...]
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Rede Gehalten Bei Der Ereffnung Der Versammlung

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Alexander Von Humboldt


Summary: [Rede Gehalten Bei Der Er? Ffnung Der Versammlung Deutscher Naturforscher Und ? Rzte In Berlin Am 18 by Alexander Von Humboldt. Excerpt from the book... Wenn es mir durch Ihre ehrenvolle Wahl verg onnt ist diese Versammlung zu er offnen so habe ich zuerst eine Pflicht der Dankbarkeit zu erf ullen. Die Auszeichnung welche dem zu Theil geworden der noch nie Ihren denkw urdigen Vereinen beiwohnen ...]
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Reise In Die Aequinoctial Gegenden Des Neuen Continents

  [german | 1859]  

Alexander Von Humboldt


Excerpts: [... ein wenig vor dem Blitz immer nur Null oder positive Elektricitt, niemals negative. Gegen das Ende des Gewitters wurde der Westwind sehr heftig. ...... zu werden. Dabei reicht die Einsickerung weit ber das Flubett hinaus und ist, so zu sagen, seitlich. Das Gestade, das ganz trocken scheint, ist ...... am strksten ist, betrug sie 28,3, in der Nhe der Ufer 29,2. Wir fuhren zuerst ...]
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Reise In Die Aequinoctial Gegenden Des Neuen Continents Band 1

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Alexander Von Humboldt


Summary: [Reise In Die Aequinoctial Gegenden Des Neuen Continents Band 1 German Edition by Alexander Von Humboldt. Reise in die Aequinoctial-Gegenden des neuen Continents. Band 1. is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Alexander von Humboldt is in the German language. If you enjoy the works of Alexander von Humboldt then we highly recommend this publication for ...]
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Reise In Die Aequinoctial Gegenden Des Neuen Continents Band 3

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Alexander Von Humboldt


Summary: [Reise In Die Aequinoctial Gegenden Des Neuen Continents Band 1 German Edition by Alexander Von Humboldt. Reise in die Aequinoctial-Gegenden des neuen Continents. Band 1. is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Alexander von Humboldt is in the German language. If you enjoy the works of Alexander von Humboldt then we highly recommend this publication for ...]
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