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—p. 244, On geological explorations in northern Mexico ; A. Rkmond. — p. 259, De-
scription of a new California Helix, with notes on others already descrioed ; J. &,
Oooper.-^p. 264, On a new sub-family of Fluviatile Mollusca ; W. H. Ball. — p. 266.
Remarks on geology of Nevada; J. D. Whitney.'^^. 271, On Uie absence of the
northern drift formation from the western coast of N. A., and from the interior of
the continent, throughout the region to the southwest of the Missouri rivor; /. D,
Whitney^— p. 275, Lift of shells collected at Raulines Bav, California, June, 1866;
R. E. C, Stearnt.—p. 277^ Notice of a human skull taken from a shaft near Angera,
Calaveras Co. ; J. V. Whitney. - ^. 279, Enumeration of the California species of
Lycama ; If. Behr. — p. 288, i^ist of shells collected at Santa Barbara and San
Diego by J. Hepburn, in Feb.-Mar. 1866, with remarks on some species; R. E, O.
Stearne. — p. 287, On the occurrence of a tungstate of lime and copper in Lower
California ; /. D. Whiiney.-^p. 289, New locality of fossils in the gold-bearing rocks
of California; Tooth of the extinct elephant. Placer County; W. P. Blake. — p. 292,
Ascent of Mt. Hood ; A. Wood — p. 294, New species of Pedipes inhabiting coast
of California; J. O. Cooper. — p. 297, Mineralogical notices; W. P. Blake.— p. 801,
Subdivisions of the Cretaceous formation of California ; W. M. Oabb. — p. 806, Foa-
sil fish in the Great Basin, Nevada; W. P. BUke.^p. 807, The occurrence of th«
.^iluri.in serios in Nevada ; / D. W%itney.



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INDEX TO VOLUME XLIII.



Abbe, a, Repsold drde, 907, a09.
Academy, AmericaDi ProceedlQeBi 140.

California, Proceedinn, 42C

Nat. Scl. Phllad., Proceed., 140. 428.

National, Meeting, January 1867, 419.
Memoirs, 140.
Acclimation in Australia, 97.
Acetylene, polymers of, 889.
Alcohols, and chlorinated ethers, 949.

on terchlorid of phosphorus, 889.
Amalgams, NiekU», 96.
Amer. Naturalist, 136, 284.

PhiL Soc, proceedings, 140, 424.
Andreum^ &, glacial drift of III, 75.
€ note on the same, HUgard^ 241.
ArmUy A., partzite, mt.
Asteroid, AnUope, (90), 279; (91), 279.
Astro-meteorology, recent contrib. to,

JVwton.285.
Astron. observations, Gllliss. 1864, 413
Astronomy, Chambers^s, noticed, 423.
Aurora, Banddier^ 279.



Bache. A D., obituary, 282.
Bandaier, A. F., aurora, 279.
Barker, 0. F., Roscoe's Chemistry, 187.
Frankland^s Chemistry, 137.
silyering upon glass, 252.
Belgian cave remains, J/upont, 121, 260.
Bentham*s Flora Austral., 410.
Bere^, Le Chimiste, noticed, 99.
Berthelot. synthesis of hydrocarbons, 96,
251, 889.
reductions in chemistry, 886.
MUinge, R, Worthen's IlL Survey, 896.

fossils of Antlcosti, noticed, 137, 259.
BIrt, W. Rj obscuration of " Unn6,''411.
Blake, J. M., natural terpin, 202.

kaolinite and pholerite, 851, 405.
Blake, W. P., mln. notices. 124.

fossils in Cal. rocks, 270.
Bone-cave, see Man.
Boron, graphitoid, DeMe, 250.
Bost. Nat. Hist Soc Proc, 140, 423.
Botanical works noticed :—
Btrdham, Flora Austral., 410.
Brown, JR., works, 125.
BeCandoOe, C, Plperacese, 12a
Oriaebaeh, CaUL Plant. Cubens., 409.
Bxrlatore, species of cotton, 272.
conlferse. 272.
botanical method, 278.
Whmmer, Salices Enropese, 272.

BOTAHT—

Amer. heather, Oray, 128.

Anthers, JlfuZZer, 126.

Ozone from plants, Daubenis, 278.



Botany—

Stamens, morphology of, 278.

Tree-hibels, Creighton^s, 273.

Trees, two, union of, Lyman, 275.
Broun, tests for glucose, 250.
Brown, R., works noticed, 125.
Bunsen, flame reactions, 110.
Burkhardt, J., obituary, 28a



California, human skull found in, 265.

petroleum, see OH, and i%tro2nim.
Carbohydrates, action of water on,87L
Chambers's Astronomy, 422.
Chemical nomenclature, Tillman's, 140.

synthesis, Berthelot, 96, 251, 886, 8801

tables, Sharples*s, noticed, 189.
Chemistry, Eliot <Sc Storer's, 420.

Frankland's,ld7.

Roscoe's, 137.
C^cago Museum, director of^ 28L

tunnel excavations, 75.
Ooan, T., eruptions in Hawaii, 264.
Coast Survey, recent Gulf Stream sound-
ings, Mitchea,^.

Superintendent appointed, 281.
Cobalt, nitrite of; Erdmann, 24a
Comet discovered, 279.
Conrad, T. A., N. C. and 8. C. Tertiary, 260.

Check List of Eocene, Ac, noticed,
868.
Oooke, J. P., Jr., cryophillte, 217.
Copper, red oxyd of, Blake, 124.
OrofU, J. M., silicic-acid ethers, 156, 881.
Craig's decimal system, noticed, 428.
Crelghton's tree-labels, 278.
Crotonic acid, 110.
Crystals, expansion ot, 255.
Cyanic ethers, S8a



DaitAmy, ozone from plants, 278.
Damon, J, W^ on Eozoon, 270.
DeCandolle, C;., Piperacee, noticed, 12a
DeFored, K L., on reducing meteorologi-
cal observations, 316.
De La Bue, W., solar physics, 179, 822.
DdesMe's map of Seine dept., 135.
Density, finding differences oil 890.
Dee Cloueaux, A., pachnolite, 271.
DeviUe, graphitoid boron, 260, 88a
Dupont, Belgian bone-cave, 121, 260.
Dyeing, Schutzenberger on, noticed, 421.



Earth's crust, change of axis otJShanM, 280.
Edlund, galvanic expansion, 2oa
Egleston, T., geoL survey, noticed, 114.
"" ismognathus, OiU, 870.



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Elderhorat, W., blowpipe analviis, 186.
Electric apparatas, new, 107, 247, 386.
brush and fflow, spectrum of, 3M.
Electro-motlTe force, Maug^ 43.
EUot and StcM-er's Gbemlstrr, 420.
Encke, J. F., biog. sketch, 10.
Eflsez Inst, Peabody's sfift to, 416.

ProceedinsB, 424.
Ethers, chlorinated, for synthesiB of alco-
hols, Liehen, 349.



sUlcic add, Frisdd 4b CvxtfU, 156, 381.
JSbofit, J:, geol. changes in position of

aids of earth*B crust, 2S0.
Expansion, galvanic, 306.

of crystals, 26&

of water and mercury, 264.

F

Featherstonhaugh, G. W., obituary, 135.
F^geauy expansion of ciystals, 255.
Flame, monochromatic, NicJaU^ 92, 98.

reactions. Bunaen^ 110.

aodium, Nicmti, 92.
Flammarion's Astron. studies, 423.
Fluorescence, Loughlin, 239.
' Fossils, see Gbologt.
Foucault^s objectives, 254.
Frankland's Chemistry, 187.
FresnePs theory of reflexion from glass

surface, MoocL 104.
JMedd, a, siUcic-acid ethers, 155, 331.



Galvanic circuit, resistance of, 43.
Gases, sp. gr. of, Schmidt, 391.
Gelnitz, on Taconic slate In Germany, 409.
Geol. reports, Amer.,catalogue of, 116, 399.
Qbolooic^l wobkb, noticed.

mHinffiy Fossils of Anticosti, 137, 259.

Canada Survey, Logan^ 284.

Ddesst^ Map of dept. of Seine, 185.

MgUtikm^ Surv. west of Omaha, 114.

OeinJUK db LUbe. Taconic slate in Genua-
nv,409.

ffaJL Palseaster, etc, 409.
New Crinoidea, 409.

Illinois Survey report. WoHhmy 110, 896.

Iowa Survey report, tVAOc, 284.

Kansas Survey reports, 283.

Meek <C; Worthm^ IlL Paleontology, HI.

Neui)erry^ Chinese coal fossils. 284.

N. C. Survey report, Kerry 284.

Bumpdhiy China, Japan, etc., 408u

Siwnonda, Chart of M.W. Italy, 115.
Anthracite rocks of Alps, 409.

Smithsonian contrib. to pjedeontology,
368.

GSOLOOT.

Bellinurus Dante, Meek, 257, 394.
Conn. R. sandstone, supposed tadpole

nests in, Shepard, 99.
Dakota cretaceous, Hoyden^ 171.

northeastern, geol. of, Hayden^ 15.
Drift in S. W. Iowa, WhiU, 301.
Elasmognathus, Oitty 370.
SoBOon, described by Dawson, 270.

Bavaiicum, 398.
Enproops, Meek, 257, 394
fossils IB CaL auriferous rocks, 270.



Gbologt.

Glacial drift beneath Lake Michigan,
Andrewsy 75 ; HUffard, 241.

Glaciers in White Mts., 42.

Hudson river group, name of, Meek^ 256.

111., section of rocks of, Worthen, 258.

Lakes of N. America, sources of^ 198.

Mastodon remains, Cohoes, 115.

Pipestone quarty, Hayden, 15.

Silurian, Nevada, Whitney^ 267.

Sooth Amer. notes, Rimondy 114.

Syringothyris, punctate, itfedk, 407.

Telerpeton Elginense, BuxUUy 406w

Tertiary, Miss, and Alab. HUgard, 29.
N. and S. Carolina, 260.
Geometrical problems, Warren's, 284.
Germination, influenced by various bod-
ies, LeOy 197.
OUbb^ W.. on map of the spectrum, 1.
chemical and physical abstracts, 107,

246,386.
OiUy T.y Smithsonian contrib. to paleon-
tology, 363.
Elasmognathus, 370.
Gilliss^s Astronomical Observations, 1864,

4ia t

Glaciers, see Gbologt.
Glass, lead-thallium, 254.

silvering on, BarkeVy 252.
Glucose, tests for, Braun^ 250.
Gold, new solvents for, 95.
Goldschmidt, H., obituary, 89.
Gratfy A,y botanical abstracts, 125, 272, 409.
nomenclature of Miiller, 126.
American heather, 128.
Greg on meteors, Kewtoriy 285.
Grisebach, CataL Plant. Cubens., 409.
Guanidin, syntheses of, 110.
Gulf Stream soundings, recent, 69.
GumMy Eozoon Bavaricum, 896.



Hail in China, WiUianUy 281.
Hall, J., on Palaeaster, 409.

on new Crinoids, 409.
Harvard Coll., Mr. Peabody's gifl to, 131.
Hdugy H.y electro-motive force, and re-
sistance of galvanic circuit, 43.
Hawaii, eruptions in, Coariy 264.
Hdyderiy R K, Dakota geoL, 15.

Dakota cretaceous, 171,
Heat, atomic, Schmidty 391.

dew formed by, 246.
5%»rd, E. W.y Miss, and Alab. tertiary,

Illinois glacial drift, 241.
BUgardy J. E,y longitude measured by tele-

flfiraph, 130.
mfuiy H, K.y ascent of Mt Hood, 416.
HinrichSy O.y physical abstracts, 252, 390.
Hofmanny A. TFT, guanidin, 110.
Human remains, see Man.
Hunty T. 8.y objects and method of mine-
ralogy, 208.

metallui^cal method of Whelpley
and Storer, 305.
Huxleyy Telerpeton Elginense, 406.
Hydrocarbons from animal fats, 250.

new, ScTiorknvnery 106u

synthesis of, Berthdoty 96, 251, 386, 889.



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lodhydric acid, 109.

Iron ore, specular, SXake^ 12S.



Jaekaon, C. 2% Colorado meteorite, 2t
Johnson, 8, W., terpin. 200.

kaolinite and pholerite, S51, 405.

Eliot & Storer's CbemiBtry, 420.



Kellogg mines, Ark., Smith, 67.
Eent*8 carera explorations. 872.
Kerr's survey of N. C, noticed, 284.
Knop, A., kaolinite, 405.
Kundt, A., tones in organ pipes, 252.



Lakes of N. A., sources of, ShiMdt, 19S.
Lea, L, on Unionidse, noticed, 41L
Lea, m. C, eermination, 197.
Lead, percmorid of, Nicklen, 94.
LeVerrier on Nov. meteors, 299.
Light, reflexion from glass. Hood, 104.
Loew, (X, water on carbohydrates, 371.
Loewy, R, solar physics, 179, 322.
Logan's Canada Survey, 284.
Longitude measured by telegraph, 130.
Loughlin, J, £., fluorescence, 289.
lApnan, 0. A, observ. of Venus, 129.
liman, P. W., union of two trees, 275.



Hagnesium light, colors by, 91.
Magneto-electric machines, new, 107, 886.
Magnut, absorptive power of aqueous va-
por, 246.
Man, remains of, in Belgium, 121, 260.
Kent's cavern, Devon., 872.
skuU, in Cal., WTittww, 265.
Manganese, tungstate of, JSlake, 125.
MatiffiuK, tantalum compounds, 108.
JforM, 0. C, mastodon at Cohoes, 115.
Delesse's map of Seine, 185.
Kansas geol. reports, 288.
Matthiesaen, expansion of water and mer-
cury, 254.
Meek, F. R, Hudson river group, 256.
Bellinurus Danse, 257, 894.
punctate Syrlneothyris, 407.
Check Lists of N. A. Fossils, noticed,
868.
Meek and Hayden, Paleontology of Upper

Missouri, 868.
Meek and Worthen, HL Paleontology, 111,
Mellilic acid, 888.
Mercury, expansion of, 255.
Metallurgical method of Whelpley and

Storer, Muni, 805.
Meteorites, classification of, Shepard, 22.
of Cohahuila, N. Mexico, Shepard, 884.
Colorado, SmUh, 66; Jaekaon, 280.
Meteorological observations, reduction

of,Demyreat,'Sl<^
Meteors, see Shootimo stabs.
Mexican scientific commission, 98.
Mineralogy, objects and method of, Sunt^
906.



MnfBRAL»-*

Albite, Cooke, 227.

Cinnabar, 125; copper-glance, eta,.BIafte,
124; cryophyllite, C^Ae, 217.

Danaite, make, 126.

Hubnerite, 128, 125.

Kaolinite, /o^fuon<ft£laA», 851, 406; ke-
rargyrlte, 124.

Lepidomelane, Cooke^ 232.

Malacone, Cooke, 228.

Nacrite. 851; from Ark., 67.

Fachnolite crystals, 271; Partzite, 963;
Pholerite, 851, 405: Proustite. 124.

Stelnmark, Johnaon db Slake, 86i.

Taltalite, Piaani, 407; Tennantlte, 67;
Tetrahedrite,67, 125.

Wulfenite, Slake, 125.
mtchdl, H., Gulf Stream soundings, 69.
Monochromatic flame, NickUa, 92, 93.
Moon, crater of, obscured, Slrt, 411.
Mt. Hood, ascent of, IRnea, 416.
Mudge, Kansas geol. report, 288.
MtOler, J., anthera, 126.

on nomenclature of. Gray, 1196.
Murray, A., geogr. distrib. of man

noticed, 410.
Mus^e Teyler, catalogue, noticed, 284.

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Naphtha from CaL tar, SSUiman, 242L
fyom Rangoon petroleum, 251.

Newberry on Chinese coal fossils, 284.

Newton, M. A., shooting stan, Nov. 1866,
78,276.
recent contrlb. to astro-meteorology,

Nickel, nitrite of, JSrdmann, 24a
Nieklh, J., correspondence of, 80.

bibliography, 99.
Nitriles, monatomlc, 888.
Nitrites of cobalt and nickel, 248.
Nodal figures in organ pipes, 262.



Obituary—

A. D. Baebe, 282.

J. Burkhardt, 288.

J. F. Encke, 10.

G. W. Featheratonhangh, 186.

H. Goldschmidt, 89.
OH, illuminating, fW)m CaL tar, Stttiman.

242. '

Ordway, J. M., Schut2enberger*s treatise

on dyeing, 421.
Oxygen, new method for, 889.

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Packard, A. S., Jr., gbicien in White Mt.

valleys. 42.
Paleontology, see Gbologt.
PsrkUore, essay on cotton, noticed^ 373^
on conifene. 272.
on botanical method, 273.
Particles, fine, measured. Rood, 104.
Peabody, G., recent gifts of, 181, 414.
I^ekham, S. F,, California petroleum sam*

pies, 845.
Pmgeuy, TF.^exploration of Kent's cavem,

Devon., 873.
Petit, Traits d*Astronomie, 99.
Petroleum, GaUfomla, fUalfled saaplee of.

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Pdtroleami iyntb^Ti of, Berihdot^ 251.
Phosphorimicid, 10ft .
Phoaphoms Jercblorid of, alcohols on,889.
Fitani, F., tfitaUte, 407.

Comptolr Min^ntlofAae of, 115.
Poncelet, Traits dea propri^t^ d<ss llg-

nres, 90.
PopnlatioDf decreaeing Increase of, 141.
Pnmpelly's GeoL of China, etc., 408.

£

Bimond^ X, notes on 8. Amer. ccoL, 114.
Bepftold circle, Ahhe, 207, 900.
Bock-salt in La,, Ooessmann's report, 284.
Rogers, H. D., library and geol. specimens

of, 419.
Mood^ 0, KfOn measuring average size of

fine particles; 104.
Boscoe^s Chemistry, noticed, 187.



jStorer and Eliot, Chemistry, noticed, 490l
Storer, S. J2.; decreasing increase of pop*

nlation, 141.
San, Foucault^B objectives for observing,

264.
San-spots, Jk la Rue, etc, 179,322.
Swallow, 6. C, geoL report of Kansas,

noticed, 283.

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iTadpoIe nests, supposed, Sh^paxd^ 00.
Tantalum compounds, Marigna/^ 106.
Telegraph, longitude measured dv, 180l
Terpin, native faydniied,.BZaA;0, 202 { Joht^

son, 200.
Thtoxyl. chlorid of, synthesis of; 107.
Tillman^s chemical nomenclature, 140.
Tones, interferential, St^an^ 258. %
Tdpler*8 method for finding differences of

density, 800.



Salts, specific heat of, 393.
Schiaparelirs theory of meteors, 291.
Sehonanmer^ new hydrocarbons, 108.
Schutzenbenzer on dyeing, noticed, 421.
Scudder on ^Neuroptera, 111.
Serret, Cours d^alg^bre, 99.
Bbarples's chemical tables, 139.
SheiBeld Laboratory Contrib., No. XIII,i

«)0; NaXIV,S5l.
Shepard, C, U^ classification of meteor-
ites, 22.

on supposed tadpole nests, 99.

CohahuUa meteoric iron, 884.
Shooting stars, Nov. 1866, Newton^ 78, 276,i
418.

recent investigations of, iVhoton, 285.^
Shufddty Q. A.^ sources of Great Lakes,'

SUnurUy electric machine of 886.
Silicic-acid ethers, Friedd db Crafts, 155,

88L
SOXimafu £, naphtha uid illuminating oil
from CaL tar, 242.

note on petroleum analysed by, 245 ;
AdbAom, 345.
SUver. sulphuret of; Blake, 125.
Silvering upon gUiss, 252.
fiismonda's chart of N.W. Italy, 115.

Anthracite rocks of Alps, 409«
SmUhy J. £., Colorado meteorites, 66.

minerals Arom Kellogg mines, Ark. ,67.
flmlthsonian contrib. to paleontology, 863.
Sodium flame, 91, 94.
Soils, specific heat of,^aundUr^2fi&.
Solar physics, De la Mue, etc., 179, 822.

spectrum, map of, Oibbe, 1.
Sound, transmission of, affected by inte-
rior friction of the air, 253.
Spectrum of aqueous vapor, NickUt, 90.
of electric brush, 894.
solar, map of, Oibbe, 1.
Spontaneous generation, NkkUe, 97.
JSSefan^ sound affected by interior friction
of air, 253.
interferential tones, 253.
Stewart, R, solar physics, 179, 822.
Storer, F. if., hydrocarbons from animal
ihU,260.
naphtha fh>m Rangoon petroleum,251.



U. S. Coast Survey, Gulf-Stream souitd-
ings,69.

Superintendent appointed, 28L «



Venus, observations of, Luman, 129.
Vertical circle, Repsold, 207^ 309.
VieiUe, Elements de M^canique; 99.
Volcanic eruptions in Hawaii, 264.



Warren, C. M., hydrocarbons fh)m ani*
mal iaU, 250.

naphtha from Rangoon i>etrolettm,
26L
Wurren, S. £., gcom. problems, noticed,

284.
Water, expansion of, 254, 853.

vapor of, absorptive power of, 246.
spectrum of, 90.
Wheatstone^s electric machine, 386.
Whelpley and Storer's metallurgical meth-

Whde, a A,, drift hi S.W. Iowa, 80L
Iowa Geol. report, noticed, 284.
White Mountains, glaciers in, BukardJISL
Whitney, J, D., human skull from shaft in

Cal., 265.
Nevada Silurian, 267.
WiUiatne, & W,, hail in China, 28L
Wimmer, Salices Euroofee, 272.
Winkler's Catalogue of^Mus^ T^ler, 284.
Wohler, grophitold boron, 250, 888.
Worthen^s Geol. Surv. of 111.. 110, 395.
Worthen & Meek, Paleontology of HI.,

Ac. 111.



Yale ColL, Mr. Peabody*s gift to, 13L



ZooL. woBKB, noticed—
Oouett, Colymbus torquatus, 411.
Grote, Zygenidas of Cuba, 411.
Lea, Unionidie, 411.

Murray, geog. distrib. of Mammals, 410.
Scudder, FomU Nenropteia, 411.



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SCIENCE AND ARTS.

CONDUCTED BT

^ Pbof£88ors B. SILLIMAN and JAMES D. DANA,

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CONTENTS OF V0L:UM!E XLIV.



NUMBER XXX.



Page.



Art. I. On Perfect Hannonj in Music, the Double Diatonic Scale,
and an Enharmonic Key-Board for Organn, Piano-fortes, etc. ;
by Hbnrt Ward Pools, 1

U. A Sketch of the Geology of Southwestern Iowa; by C. A.

Whitb, M.D., - 23

m. Notes on the Qeology of Kansas; by F. V. Hatdxn, - - 32

IV. On the systematic ralue of Rhynchophorous Coleoptera; by

John L. LeConte, M.D^ 41

Y. On the Morphological value and relations of the Human

Hand ; by Burt G. Wil/Jeb,- S3i,.M.D., - - - - 44

VL On the Claflsification ef the subdivisiooa of McCoy's* Genus
Athyris, as determined *i>y the laws of atK>logical nomencla-
ture ; by E. Biqt.H*Qs, - "'"*.'" " " - 48

VIL Experiments on Itacolumlte (Artioulite), with the explanation
of its flexibility and il« relation t^^e formation of the Dia-
mond; by Charles M. WETHHRftisii TPhvD^ M.D., - - 61

VIII. On the Laws which govern the ge^^ei^l^distrib^ion of Heat
over the Earth, and on Brewster^ ^utral J^ini; .t^ Plikt
Earlb Chase, - - - . tJt^ "" ^» f7 ^ "^ i^ * - 68

IX. Contributions toward a Theor^v of l^^|«)^enMstejr ; by M.
Caret Lea, - - - - - - . - - - 7l

X. Contributions to the Chemistry of Brines; by Charles A.

GOESSMANN, Ph.D., 77

XL Notice of a new genus of fossil Sponges from the Lower Silu-
rian ; by O. C. Marsh, 88

Xn. Crystallogenic and Crystallographic Contributions ; by James
D. Dana. No. IV, On. a connection between Crystalline
form and Chemical constitution, with some inferences there-
from, •- - -8d

XnL The Glaciers of Alaska, Russian America ; by Wiluam P.

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IV COSTJESTB,



BCIENTiriC INTELLIGENCE.

Chmniiiry and PAyiiet.— On the ioflneDce of the adhenon of yapor in experiments
npoD the abeorption of heat, 101. — On flnoialts of antimony and anenic, Mabio-
H Ao, 102.— Action of the bydradda qpon etben, Gal, 108. — On new mixed adds,
Gal, lOi.— On aome neir oemponnda of sUioon, 106.^-Oryatallixatien of graphi-
toidal silicon, W. H. Millxb : Density of Ozone, Rionault : Adamantine anthra-
dtic carbon, 108.— On the origin of meteorites, Geabam, 109.— Action of man-
ganic peroxyd on nric acid, C. Gobsbt WnxxLaa: Indium: Expansion of metals
and alloys by heat, A. MATTHnssBr, 110.— Undolatory theory of heat» BABimr,
111. — ^Action of heat on the optical properties of crystals, DnOLoizxAUx, lit.
On the determination of atomic weights by optical means, by Dr. Axbeiobt
SOHEAUF, 118.

Mineralogy and 04ologp,^Jdiita6eB in Britiah America, 116/— On some vemains of
Paleocoic Insects recently discoTered in Kora Scotia and New Bnmswiek, by
J. W. Dawsoit, LL.D. : A Monograph of the British Fossil Omstacea belonging
to the order Merostomata, etc, by HsicaT Woodwaxd, F.G.S., F.Z.8., 116.— Ob-
servations on the Glacial Phenomena of Labrador and Maine, with a view of the
recent Invertebrate Ftona of Labrador, by A. S. PAOSAan, Jr., MJ)., 117.f-*Eb-
ploring Expedition in the Interior Basin from Ooloiado wsst: Locality of See-
ondary Fossils in Oregon, by W. P. Blaks, 118.— Exogenous leayes in the Cre-
taceous rodcB of Iowa, by 0. A. Wmra: 0. A. White on Drift Phenomena in
S.W. Iowa: On new looUities of Diamonds hi California: Note upon Parts-
ite, by Wh. P. Blaki : ReliquiA Aquitaaies, etc., by Esovaed LAEfsr and
Hknbt CBBiirr, 119.— Mamul of Geology, by the Bev. SAinmx. Haoobbdv,
M J)., F.R.a, etc. : On Spfcies of Fossil Planfi iron the Tertiary of Ifississippi,
by Lxo LasauxExux: State Geological Surrey of Iowa, eta, by C. A. Wrnn,
MJ)., 121.— BcTue de G^ologio your les annte, 1864 et 1865, par M. Dklok
et M. ni Lafpaeimt, 122.

Botany and 2oo/cfy.— Flora Orientalis, sire Enuosentio Plantamm in Oriente a
Gnecia et Qgypto ad Indis fines hucusque obeervatorum, auctore Edmovd Bo]»-
siXB : Catalogue des V^taux Ugneux du Canada, etc >, par TAbb^ Ovini Bau-
NXT, 122.— Histoire des Picea qui se renoontrent dans les limites du Canada:
Report of Proceedings of the International Horticultural Exhibition and Botani-
cal Congress held in London, May 22-81, 1866 : Oolleetions of Dried Phints of
California: Growth of Lycoperdon giganteum, by F. Moioao^ 128.— On the
Parallelism between the <Uiferent stages of Life in the Indiyidual and those in
the entire Group of the Molluscous Order Tetrabrancfaiata, by ALPmnre Htait,
124.— Notes on the Radiata m the Museum of Yale College, etc, by A. E. Yxb-
xill: Notes on the EcUnodefms of Panama and West Coast ef America* 124.—
Bemarkable Instances of Crustacean Parasitism, by A. E. VnxiLL ; On the
external characters of the Tonng of the Central American Tapir, by A. E. Vxa-
aiLL» 126.

^strofioMy.— PreC Adams upon the orbit of the November meteors, 127.— Connec-
tion of Comets with Meteors, 128.— Observations of Shooting SUrs, May 12th,
1867, 129.— Elements of Comet III, 1862 : Comet II, 1867 : Division of Biela's
Comet: The Moon-crater '■linnd," 180.— Der Meteorstefaiflai am 9 Juni, 1866,
etc, von W. Biirb v. HAmnraxa, 181.



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Ltkimb and Prot Wx. G. WiLUAin^ 182.— On former cfaaofea in the Aral Sea,
by EL C. Ravlikbon, 188.— Professor Ke]nil6: American Awociation for the
Advancement of Science, 187.

06t<iiary.— Tbeophile Jules Pelonze, 187.— Exekiel Hayes, 189.

MUeeUaniou$ f t^/to^ropAy.— Lippinoott's Vapor Index, or Psyehrometric Oaleola-
tor: General Problems of Shades and Shadows, etc: The American Natural-
ist, 189.— Tables for Qaalitative Chemical Analysis, by PrOf. Hkinexoh Will:
The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the year
1866, etc: Eaton's Arithmetic and the Decimal System: Micro-chemistry of
Poisons, including their physiological, pathological and legal relations, by Thbo.
O. WoufLxr, M.D., 140.— Chemistry of the Farm and the Sea, with other fii-
miliar Chemical Essays, by Jammb K Nioholb, M J). : Annual Report of the
TVustees of the MuMum of Comparative Zoology, etc: The Art of Perfumeiy
and the Methods of obtaining the Odors of Phints, by G. W. Sxphmub Piissi:
The Art of Manufiieturing Soap and Candles, by Adolph Orr, Ph.D., 141. —
Notice of YoL lY of the Paleontology of New York, by Jaxis Hall: Ueber
die Yerschiedenheit in der Schadelbildung des Gorilla, etc, 142.— L'lJnita delle
Forze Fiaiche Saggio di Filosofia Naturals, del P. Akoxlo Sscoai, D.C.D.G. :
Carte Hydrologiqne dn Department de la Seine, by M. Dxlbssb : Memorie dell'
Observatorio dell CoUegio Rcmumo : Qnelques viies generales sur les Yarlations
S^culaires du Magnetisms terrestre, par Y. Raulin, 148.— Annales H4t6orolo-
giques de FObservatoire Royal de Bmxelles: The Laboratory: The Record of



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