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The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the southern hemisphere, during the years 1849-'50-'51-'52.

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This edition was published in by A. O. P. Nicholson, printer in Washington.

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The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the southern hemisphere, during the years 1849-'50-'51-'52.

This edition was published in by A. O. P. Nicholson, printer in Washington.


Table of Contents

I. Chile: its geography, climate, earthquakes, government, social condition, mineral and agricultural resources, commerce, &c., &c. [with Appendices A, B, C] by J. M. Gilliss. 1855.
II. Report of journeys across the Andes and pampas of the Argentine provinces, by Archibald MacRae. Appendices: D. Minerals, by L. J. Smith. E. Indian remains, by T Ewbank. F. Zoology: Mammals, by S. F. Baird. Birds, by J. Cassin. Reptiles, fishes, Crustacea, by C. Girard. Shells, by A. A. Gould. G. Botany: Dried plants, by Asa Gray. Living plants and seeds, by W. D. Brackenridge. H. Paleontology: Fossil mammals by J. Wymn. Fossil shells, by T. A. Conrad. 1855.
III. Observations to determine the solar parallax, J. M. Gilliss. 1856.
IV.-V. Not published. See note preceding contents.
VI. Magnetical and meteorological observations, under the direction of J. M. Gilliss. 1856.

Edition Notes

Lieut. Archibald MacRae, S. L. Phelps, E. R. Smith, assistants.
Vols. 4 and 5, designed to contain the results of the astronomical observations, were not published. The material was published later by the U.S. Naval observatory in its Astronomical and meteorological observations. (Washington observations) for 1868, app. I, 1871, and Astronomical, magnetic and meteorological observations (Washington observations) for 1890, app. I, 1895.

Series
33d Cong., 1st sess. House. Ex. doc., no. 121

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Library of Congress
Q115 .U5

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OL6598427M
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LC Control Number
17015035
OCLC/WorldCat
3249742
Library Thing
4009636

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