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Author: Alexander von Humboldt
Title: Views of nature: or, Contemplations on the sublime phenomena of creation;
Publisher: London, G. Bell
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.--Ideas for a physiognomy of plants.--On the structure and mode of action of volcanos in different parts of the earth.--Vital force, or The Rhodian genius.--The plateau of Caxamarca, the ancient capital of the Inca Atahuallpa, and first view of the Pacific from the ridge of the Andes


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