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Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Geol. map U.S.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Rogers, Henry Darwin
Full Title Geological map of the United States and British North America, constructed from the most recent documents & unpublished materials, for Keith Johnston's Physical atlas by Professor H.D. Rogers, Boston, U.S., 1855. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. Includes "A geological section across the Appalachian Mts. from the coast of New Jersey at Egg Harbour to Lake Ontario near the Niagara River, ... by Prof. Henry Darwin Rodgers (sic), U.S., 1854. Covers also Northern Mexico. "Geology no. 8."
Rogers, Henry Darwin
Geological Map of the United …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Rogers, Henry Darwin
Full Title Geological Map of the United States and British North America.
Rogers, Henry Darwin
Geological Map of the United …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Rogers, Henry Darwin
Full Title Geological Map of the United States and British North America. (continued)
Rogers, Henry Darwin
Geological Map of the United …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Rogers, Henry Darwin
Full Title Geological Map of the United States and British North America. (continued)
Rogers, Henry Darwin
Geological Map of the United …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Rogers, Henry Darwin
Full Title Geological Map of the United States and British North America. (continued)
Murchison, Roderick Impey, N …
Geological Map of Europe.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Murchison, Roderick Impey, Nicol, James
Full Title Geological Map of Europe.
Murchison, Roderick Impey, N …
Geological Map of Europe. (c …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Murchison, Roderick Impey, Nicol, James
Full Title Geological Map of Europe. (continued)
Note Includes descriptive index of European rocks.
Murchison, Roderick Impey, N …
Geological Map of Europe. (c …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Murchison, Roderick Impey, Nicol, James
Full Title Geological Map of Europe. (continued)
Note Includes continuation of a descriptive index of European rocks.
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Geological map Europe.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871, Nicol, James, 1810-1879
Full Title Geological map of Europe, exhibiting the different systems of rocks according to the most recent researches and unedited materials, for Keith Johnston's Physical atlas, by Sir Roderick I. Murchison, D.C.L., M.A., F.R.S., F.R.S.E. & c. and James Nicol, F.R.S.E., C.S., prof. of Nat. Hist., University of Aberdeen. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. Shows 8 geologic units, southern limit of northern boulders, railways, etc. "Geology no. 4."
Boue, Ami, 1794-1881, Johnst …
Geological structure of glob …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Boue, Ami, 1794-1881, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The geological structure of the globe according to Ami Boue, with corrections and additions to 1855. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London, (1856)
Note Hand col. lithographed map. Shows 6 geologic units. Includes an illustration "The principal mountains of the globe arranged according to geographical longitude, with elevations above the level of the sea," and 4 inset maps: Directions of the systems of mountains as they appear at Milford by E. de Beaumont -- Illustrations of the synchronism of parallel chains --(North Pole region) --(Antarctic Regions) "Geology no. 1."
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."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Physical Europe & Asia.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The physical features of Europe & Asia, showing the mountains, table-lands, plains & slopes. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London, (1856)
Note Hand col. lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures. Inset maps: Rising of the island of Reguain -- Volcanic kingdom of Luzon -- Geological map of Java. Inset sections: Section of the line A.B. -- Section from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea -- Comparative view of the mean height of the continents, Comparative view of the height of the crest & of the culminating points of the great mountain chains by Baron Von Humboldt -- Section on the line C.D. -- Sections across the Himalaya. "Geology no. 2."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Volcanic action.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The phenomena of volcanic action showing the regions visited by earthquakes and the distribution of volcanoes over the globe. With corrections and additions, to 1854, by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Hand col. lithographic map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Insets: Enlarged map of the principal volcanic series of the new world -- Enlarged map of the principal volcanic series of the old world -- Enlarged map of northern India showing the earthquake districts -- Iceland, chiefly according to Krug von Nidda . Scale 1:5,000,000 -- Island of Santorini on an enlarged scale -- Eaheinomauwe, North I. of New Zealand by Leopold von Buch. Scale 1:6,000,000 -- Canary Islands. Scale 1:6,000,000 -- Hawaii Archipelago or Sandwich Islands. Scale 1:6,000,000 -- Greek Islands according to Leopold von Buch. Scale 1:6,000,000 -- Earthquake region of the United States and W.I. islands -- Volcanic district of Lower Italy. Scale 1:6,000,000. Illustrations: Jorullo in Mexico, A. v. Humboldt -- Tankuban Prahu in Java, S. Muller. "Geology no. 10."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Geological phenomena.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Comparative views of remarkable geological phenomena by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Hand col. lithograph. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Contents: Plan of the volcanoes of Pichincha and Antisana surveyed by A. von Humboldt. Scale 1:200,000 -- Plans of the craters of Vesuvius and Etna by H. Abich, 1834. Scale 1:20,000 -- Physical map of the island of Teneriffe, by Leopold von Buch. Scale 1:550,000 -- Southern view of Etna from M.P.O. near Catania by W.S. Waltershausen -- View of the summit of the peak of Teneriffe and of the crater of elevation which surrounds it, from the east, by Leopold von Buch -- Chart of South Keeling Islands surveyed by the officers of H.M.S. Beagle. Scale 1:200,000 -- Chart of Ascension Island, surveyed by Lieutenant Campbell, R.N. Scale [1:200,000] -- View of Ascension Island from the mountain road -- Plan of the Crater of Cedee in the island of Java trigonometrically surveyed by Dr. Salomon Muller, 1836. Scale 1:20,000 -- Plan of Graham Island by Capt. C.H. Swinburne, 1831. Scale 1:20,000 -- Comparative view of the elevation of the principal active volcanoes on the globe -- Plan of Arthurs Seat, from an original survey. Scale 1:20,000. -- Samson's Ribs. "Geology no. 11."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Phenomena of Volcanic Action …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The Phenomena of Volcanic Action as Exemplified by the Regions Visited by Earthquakes, and the Distribution of Volcanoes over the Globe. I. Outlines of Volcanic Phenomena.
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Phenomena of Volcanic Action …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The Phenomena of Volcanic Action as Exemplified by the Regions Visited by Earthquakes, and the Distribution of Volcanoes over the Globe. I. Outlines of Volcanic Phenomena. (continued). II. Geographical Distribution of Volcanic Phenomena.
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Phenomena of Volcanic Action …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The Phenomena of Volcanic Action as Exemplified by the Regions Visited by Earthquakes, and the Distribution of Volcanoes over the Globe. II. Geographical Distribution of Volcanic Phenomena.(continued)
Note Distribution presented in a large table.
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Geological phenomena.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Comparative Views of Remarkable Geological Phaenomena.
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Geological Phenomena. (conti …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Comparative Views of Remarkable Geological Phaenomena. (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. 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, James D.
Glaciers and Glacial Phaenom …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, James D.
Full Title Glaciers and Glacial Phaenomena.
Forbes, James D.
Glaciers and Glacial Phaenom …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, James D.
Full Title Glaciers and Glacial Phaenomena. (continued)
Forbes, James D.
Glaciers and Glacial Phaenom …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, James D.
Full Title Glaciers and Glacial Phaenomena. (continued)
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