The Canadian Record of Science, Volume 5

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Natural History Society., 1893
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Page 333 - Till at length a small green feather From the earth shot slowly upward. Then another and another. And before the summer ended Stood the maize in all its beauty, With its shining robes about it, And its long, soft, yellow tresses; And in rapture Hiawatha Cried aloud, 'It is Mondamin! Yes, the friend of man, Mondamin!
Page 369 - That the conference expresses the hope that, as soon as may be practicable, the astronomical and nautical days will be arranged everywhere to begin at mean midnight 7.
Page 403 - Observer' at a salary of 100£ per annum, his duty being 'forthwith to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so much desired longitude of places for the perfecting the art of navigation.
Page 492 - In no single instance were any special affinities found with any characteristically southern form, though several are most nearly allied to species found there as well as in the north. A few seem to be most nearly related to Pacific forms, such as the Elaphrus and one each of the species of Platynus and Pterostichus. On the whole, the fauna has a...
Page 370 - This usage has its advantages and disadvantages, but the latter seem to preponderate; and it would "be well if, in consequence, it could be broken through, and the civil reckoning substituted.
Page 284 - ... attract the attention and secure the visits of insects ; and thus, just as our gardeners, by selecting seed from the most beautiful varieties, have done so much to adorn our gardens, so have insects, by...
Page 392 - The same acute and industrious observer has inquired into a number of similar cases in different parts of the United States, and finds all liable to objections on the above grounds, except in a few cases when the alleged implements are probably not artificial. These observations not only dispose, for the present at least, of palaeolithic man in America, but they suggest the propriety of a revision of the whole doctrine of " paleolithic " and " neolithic " implements as held in Great Britain and elsewhere....
Page 70 - Caiion of the Colorado, and throughout the lower part of its course it flows through a canon considerably below the level of the desert proper, the lowest part of which is but little less than 1,200 meters (approximately 4,000 feet) in altitude. Its upper limit may be set at 1,800 meters (6,000 feet).
Page 68 - Murray mine may be cited as illustrating the latter. 2nd. As impregnations of these minerals through the diabase or gabbro, which are sometimes so rich and considerable as to form workable deposits. These sulphides are in no case present as disseminations through the clastic rocks very distant from the diabase or gabbro, which seems clear evidence that they have been brought up by the latter. 3rd. As segregated veins which may have been filled subsequently to the irruption which brought up the more...
Page 147 - According to which, the source of the various groups of crystalline rocks above named was the superficial portion of a globe, once in a state of igneous fusion, but previously solidified from the center. This portion, rendered porous by cooling, was permeated by circulating waters, which dissolved and brought to the surface during successive ages, after the manner of modern mineral springs, the elements of the various systems of crystalline rocks. These thus mark progressive and necessary changes...

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