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Author LinkHumboldt, Alexander von,1769-1859,author.
Uniform Title LinkAnsichten der Natur. English
Title LinkViews of nature / Alexander von Humboldt ; translated by Mark W. Person ; edited by Stephen T. Jackson and Laura Dassow Walls.
Distribution Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Description 313 pages ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Language eng ger
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographic references and index.
Contents Contents: Concerning the steppes and deserts -- Concerning the waterfalls of the Orinoco near Atures and Maypures -- The nocturnal wildlife of the primeval forest -- Hypsometric addenda -- Ideas for a physiognomy of plants -- Concerning the structure and action of volcanoes in various regions of the Earth -- The life force, or the Rhodian genius -- The plateau of Cajamarca, the old residential city of the Inca Atahualpa; first sight of the Pacific from the ridge of the Andes chain.
Subject LinkNatural history.
LinkScience.
LinkPhysical geography.
LinkSouth America -- Description and travel.
Add.Author LinkJackson, Stephen T., 1955-
LinkWalls, Laura Dassow.
LinkPerson, Mark W.

System Number 000680600
ISBN Link9780226923185 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link0226923185 (cloth : alk. paper)

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