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Title:
Views of nature: or, Contemplations on the sublime phenomena of creation.
Author:
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Publication Information:
London : Bell & Daldy, 1870.
Physical Description:
xxx, 452 pages including frontispiece (facsimile) 19 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Steppes and deserts.--On the 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.
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