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EDITORS AND PROPRIETORS,
PROFESSORS JAMES D. DANA AND B. SILLIMAN.
PROFESSORS ASA GRAY AND WOLCOTT GIBBS,
PROFESSORS H. A. NEWTON, S. W. JOHNSON,
GEO. J. BRUSH AND A. E. VERRILL,
OF NEW HAVEN.
VOL. I.-[WHOLE NUMBER, CI.]
JANUARY TO JUNE, 1871.
WITH TWO PLATES.
NEW HAVEN: EDITORS.
PRINTED BY TUTTLE, MOREHOUSE & TAYLOR, 221 STATE ST.
Page 252, Title and elsewhere, for Santa, read Santo.
line 19, for Saybo, read Seybo.
line 6 from bottom, for Macorio, read Macoris.
were much folded.
line 20, for outlines, read outliers.
line 28, for flanks of the serras, read flank of the serra
line 27, for Almeyrine, read Almeyrine and Santarem.
CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.
III.---On the Duration of Flashes of Lightning; by 0. N. Rood15
to a permanent and constant Voltaic current; or, on
Chemistry and Physics.— Thermo-chemical investigations, J. THOMSEN. 59.
Geology and Natural History.-Notes on the American Mastodon and other fossils,
J. LENY, 63.—On the cause of the Motion of Glaciers, J. CROLL, 65.—On Eözoön
Canadense, King and ROWNEY, 68.—On Fossil Remains of Mammals found in
China, Owen: Diamonds of South Africa, John Shaw: Publications of the Geo-
logical Survey of India, under the direction of THOMAS OLDHAM, 69.-Geological
Survey of California ; Ornithology, vol. I, edited by S. F. BAIRD: Geological Chart
of Sweden, 70.–Delesse's Lithologie des Mers, 71.
Astronomy. On the Mass of Asteroids between Mars and Jupiter, DANIEL KIRK-
WOOD: Astronomical and Meteorological Observations made at the United States
Naval Observatory during the year 1867, 71.
Viscellaneous Scientific Intelligence. --Solar Eclipse of Dec. 22, 1870, 72.--A Topo-
graphical Survey of the Hawaian Islands: A Central Observatory: Telescopes :
Auroral Belt of Oct. 241h-25th, 73.— Obituary.—Dr. Augustus Matthiessen, 73.
-Edward Hartley, 74.- Edwin W. Root, 75.
Miscellaneous Bibliography.-Storer's (Frank H.) Cyclopædia of Quantitative Anal-
ysis: The Story of the Rocks; A Fourteen Weeks' Course in Popular Geolo-
gy, J. DORMAN STEELE, 75.-A Text Book of Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical
and Inorganic, GEORGE F. BARKER: The American Naturalist, a Popular Illus-
trated Magazine of Natural History, 76.