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Charpentier, Jean de, 1786-1 …
Alps glacier systems.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Charpentier, Jean de, 1786-1855, Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Illustrations of the glacier systems of the Alps and of glacial phenomena in general. From the surveys and sketches of Professor Forbes, the maps of Raymond, Weiss, Charpentier &c., by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. November 1854. (1856)
Note Four col. maps on 1 sheet. Includes 4 inset maps and 2 diagrams. Contents: Map of the glacier system of Mont Blanc. Scale (ca. 1:120,000) -- Map of the snow-field glaciers of the Bernese Oberland. Scale (ca. 1:120,000) -- Sketch of part of the Mer de Glace of Chamouni -- Map of the limits of the erratic deposit of the valley of the Rhone by J. de Charpentier -- Eye sketch of the glacier of Miace -- Eye sketch of the glacier of Allalein in the valley of Saas -- Sketch of the glacier of Talefre -- Eye sketch of the glacier of Schonhorn near the Simplon -- Sketch showing the actual elevation of the snow line in different latitudes from the Equator to the poles -- Diagram showing the actual slope of the Mer de Glace, and its tributaries. "Geology no. 9."
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, J …
Geological, palaeontological …
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Geological & palaeontological map of the British Islands. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. From the sketches & notes of Professor Edward Forbes, F.R.S. of Kings College London & of the Government School of Mines, President of the Geological Society. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st March 1854, (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. Northern half covering Scotland and parts of Ireland, Northern Ireland and England. Explanation on pl. 6. Includes inset of the Shetland Islands, tables, and illustrations of "Palaeozoic fishes," "Tertiary & post Tertiary Mamallia," and "Secondary reptiles." "Geology no. 5."
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, J …
Palaeontological map (Britis …
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Palaeontological map (British Islands. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. From the sketches & notes of Professor Edward Forbes, F.R.S. of Kings College London & of the Government School of Mines, President of the Geological Society). Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st March 1854, (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. Southern half of "Geological & palaeontological map of the British Islands." Covers Wales and most of England and Ireland. Shows 25 geologic units. Includes notes, tables and illustrations: Types of groups of Ammonites ... after Von Buch & D'Orbigny." "Geology no. 6."
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, J …
Composite: Geological, palae …
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title (Composite of) Geological & palaeontological map of the British Islands. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. From the sketches & notes of Professor Edward Forbes, F.R.S. of Kings College London & of the Government School of Mines, President of the Geological Society. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st March 1854, (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map on 2 sheets. Southern sheet entitled: Palaeontological map. Shows 25 geologic units. Includes inset of the Shetland Islands, notes, tables, and illustrations of "Palaeozoic fishes," "Tertiary & post Tertiary Mamallia," and "Secondary reptiles, " and "Types of groups of Ammonites ... after Von Buch & D'Orbigny." "Geology no. 5. ... no. 6."
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, J …
Marine life.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Map of the distribution of marine life, illustrated chiefly by fishes, Molluscs & Radiata, showing also the extent & limits of the Homoiozoic belts, now first laid down for Keith Johnston's Physical atlas by Professor Edward Forbes, F.R.S., of Kings College, London & the Government School of Mines, President of the Geological Society. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinr. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st March 1854, (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. Includes map "Colonization of British Seas illustrated by Mollusca & Radiata," "Diagram illustrating generic centres," "Diagram of zones of depth," and graph "Comparative extent of regions of depth in the Aegean Sea." "Phytology & zoology no. 8."
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Geology and Paleontology of …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Full Title On the Geology and Paleontology of the British Isles. I. Table of Fossiliferous Formations in the British Islands.
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Geology and Paleontology of …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Full Title On the Geology and Paleontology of the British Isles. I. Table of Fossiliferous Formations in the British Islands. (continued) II. Distribution of Organized Beings in Time.
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Geology and Paleontology of …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Full Title On the Geology and Paleontology of the British Isles. II. Distribution of Organized Beings in Time. (continued)
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Geology and Paleontology of …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Full Title On the Geology and Paleontology of the British Isles. II. Distribution of Organized Beings in Time.
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Geology and Paleontology of …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Full Title On the Geology and Paleontology of the British Isles. II. Distribution of Organized Beings in Time. (continued)
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Geology and Paleontology of …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Full Title On the Geology and Paleontology of the British Isles. II. Distribution of Organized Beings in Time. (continued)
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Zoological Geography. Distri …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Full Title Zoological Geography. The Distribution of Marine Life.
Note Includes distribution tables.
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Zoological Geography. Distri …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Full Title Zoological Geography. The Distribution of Marine Life. (continued)
Note Includes distribution tables.
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Zoological Geography. Distri …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854
Full Title Zoological Geography. The Distribution of Marine Life. (continued)
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