Nature Volume 45

Nature Volume 45

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...the development of astronomical physics. One portion of the journal is to be devoted to general astronomy, whilst the other deals with astro-physics. The editor of the former is Mr. V. W. Payne, who so ably conducted the S1't/cr'a/ lllersznger, and the latter section is under the charge of Prof. G. E. Hale, whose excellent works on solar prominence photography are known to all spectroscopists. If the editors can fill future numbers of the journal with so many interesting and important articles and notes as make up the first number, they will attain a well-deserved success. Many of the articles have been published in other journals, but this, of course, does not in the least detract from the value of the new journal. The literature of spectroscopy is truly said to be widely scattered, and Prof. Hale is doing a meritorious work in bringing it all together.. Mountain," so graphically described by Mr. James in his book of that title. It lies in Manchuria, just beyond the Korean boundary, and is remarkable for the deep-blue lake which lies It was not till August 1889 that Mr. Campbell succeeded in leaving Seoul, 'the capital of Korea. He journeyed east and north along the coast. The country traversed is typical of the centre and north of the country. "Korea/' Mr. Campbell said, "is a land of mountains. Go where you will, a stretch of level road is rare, and a stretch of level plain rarer still. The view from any prominent height is always the same; the eye ranges over an expanse of hill-tops, now running in a succession of long billowy lines, now broken up like the wavelets in a choppy sea, often green with forest, but just as often bare, brown, and forbidding. Clear mountain brooks or shallow streams rushing over beds...show more

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  • Paperback | 786 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 40mm | 1,379g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236769481
  • 9781236769480