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Author: Alexander von Humboldt
Title: Aspects of nature, in different lands and different climates; with scientific elucidations
Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea and Blanchard
Subject (keywords, tags): Science; Physical geography; Plant morphology; South America -- Description and travel

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Steppes and deserts.--Cataracts of the Orinoco.--Nocturnal life of animals in the primeval forest.--Hypsometric addenda.--Physiognomy of plants.--On the structure and mode of action of volcanos, in different parts of the globe.--The vital force; or, The Rhodian genius.--The plateau of Caxamarca, the ancient capital of the Inca Atahuallpa, and the first view of the Pacific ocean, from he crest of the Andes


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