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Inhabitants; being a Description of the Plains, Game, Indians, etc., of the Great North American Desert. By Richard Irving Dodge, Lieutenant-Colonel United States Army. With an Introduction, by William Blackmore, Illustrated. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. (448 pp. Price, $4 00.)

[Popular (The) Science Monthly, X., 754.] Warren (Gouverneur K.). Report on the Transportation Route along the Wisconsin, between the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan. By Gouverneur K. Warren, Major of Engineers and Brevet-Major-General U. S. Army. Senate Executive Document, No. 28, 44th Congress. Washington. 1876. (8vo, 114 pp., with many Maps.)

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[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XIII., 229.] Gannett (Henry). List of Elevations, principally in that Portion of the United States West of the Mississippi. Fourth Edition. By H. Gannett, M.E. Washington: Government Printing-office. 1877. (164 pp.)

[Popular (The) Science Monthly, XI., 627, 628.] Jenny (Walter P.). Report on the Mineral Wealth, Climate, and Rainfall, and Natural Resources of the Black Hills of Dakota. By Walter P. Jenny, E.M., Geologist in charge. Washington: Government Printingoffice. 1877.

[Popular (The) Science Monthly, XI., 503.] Ludlow (William). Report of a Reconnoissance from Carroll, Montana Territory, on the Upper Missouri, to the Yellowstone National Park and Return. Made in the Summer of 1875, by William Ludlow, Captain of Engineers, Brevet Lieut.-Col. U. S. Army, Chief Engineer Department of Dakota. Being Appendix N. N. of the Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers for 1876. 1876. (8vo, 142 pp.)

[Am. Journ. S. and A. (3), XIII., 228.) Moseley (H. N.). Oregon : its Resources, Climate, People, and Productions. By H. N. Moseley, F.R.S. London: Stanford. 1878.

[Nature, XVII., 302.]

SOUTH AND MIDDLE AMERICA. Higgins (Henry H.). Notes by a Field Naturalist in the Western Tropics (West Indies). By Henry H. Higgins, M.A. Liverpool: Edward Howell. 1877.

[Nature, XVII., 121.]

Whetham (J. W. Boddam). Across Central America. By J. W. Boddam Whetham. London: Hurst & Blackett. 1877.

[Nature, XVI., 339.] Green (F. M.). Report on the Telegraphic Determination of Differences of Longitude in the West Indies and Central America. By Lieut.Commander F. M. Green, U. S. Navy. Washington: Government Printingoffice. 1877.

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ALPHABETICAL INDEX.

Abbe, Prof. Cleveland, 53, 55.

| Antigeny, 280.
Abbott, Dr. C. C., 234.

Antolik, K., 77.
Aconite, alkaloids of, 144.

Ants, observations ou, 311.
Acoustics, 99.

Apes and Prosimians, 298.
Actias luna, 321.

Aphides, 320.
Adams, Prof. J.C., 20.

Apjohn, Richard, 415.
Africa, 200, 202. .

Apparatus for illustrating mechanics, 92.
archæology of, 262.

Apps, 124.
ethnology of, 267.

Archäological exhibition, Moscow, 261.
Agassiz, Prof. Alexander, 184, 300.

Archæology, 256.
Agriculture, 349.

North America, 256.
and forestry, 88.

Archer, 301.
Agricultural experiment stations, 349. Archibald, 84.
Air, constitution of, 69.

Arctic climate, ancient, 178.
contaminated by artificial illumina-

colony, 64.
tion, 149.

expedition, English, 191.
motion in organ-pipes, 101.

regions, 195.
Airy, Prof. Sir George, 10, 14, 24, 61.

regions, Tertiary formation of, 177.
Aitchison, Dr., 343.

Ardennes, rocks of the, 169.
Alaska Commercial Company, 227. Argelander, 9.
exploration of, 278.

Armsby, H. P., 356.
natural history of, 226.

Army Signal-office, 57, 61.
Albert Lake, 203.

worm, 309.
Alcoholometry, improved method of, 149. Artamanow, Colonel, 196.
Alexander, Prof., 24.

Artichoke, Jerusalem, 338.
Algæ, 331.

Ascidians, deep-sea, 303.
Algerian inland sea, 391.

Ashburner, 230.
Alkali-earth metals, 136.

Ashe, Commander E. D., 48.
nitrites, preparation of, 134. Asia, 198.
Alkaloids in aconite, 144.

archæology of, 262.
Allegheny Qbservatory, Pa., 38.

ethnology of, 267.
Allen, Prof. O. D., 155, 159.

philology of, 270.
'J. A., 276, 278.

Asparagus beetle, viviparous ? 319.
Almendinger, Miss, 336.

Astronomical bibliography, 34.
Aluminum nitride, 137.

clock, 93.
Alvergniat, 108.

Monthly, by Christie, 35.
Amagat, 94.

Astronomie Pratique, 32.
Amazon ants, 312.

Astronomy, 1.
rica, philology of, 268.

Astrophysikalisches Institut, 31.
American Academy, proceedings of, 333. Atlantic continent, an ancient, 179.

botanical publications, 333. Atmosphere, the, 57.
family of fish, a new, 293. Atomic heats, 131.
researches in mineralogy, 154. Atwater, Prof. W.0., 349.

Journal of Microscopy, 239. Aurin, red, or peonin, 143.
Avalyses of guano, 367.

Aurora, memoir on, 84.
Anatomy and physiology, 281.

Ausfeld's planimeter, 67.
vegetable, 326.

Austin, C. F., 335.
Anderson, Di. C. L., 335.

Australia, 204.
André, Director, 32, 119.

climate of South, 59, 86.
Édouard, 192.

survey of the shore of, 186.
R., 196.

Avifauna of Madagascar, 296.
Andrews, Dr., 106.

Awards at the Paris Exposition, 405.
Angot, 32.

Awers, 31.
Angström, 114.

Axendrehung der Erde, 74.
Animal waste as food, 379.

Aymonnet, 107.
Animals and their surroundings, 279. Ayrton and Perry, 124.
Annalen der Hydrographie, 188.
Anthony, 122, 415.

B.
Anthropology, 255.

Babington, Prof., 344.
Anthropological Association, German, 261. Bacteria, 241, 244, 246, 332.

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Baedeker in Leipzig, 197.

Bezold, 116, 119.
Baer's law, 75.

Bibliography, astronomical, 34.
Baeyer, 142.

Bickuell, Edward, 415.
Bailey, W. W., 335.

Biklé, Prof. Phil. M., 43.
Baily, 119.

Billin, 230.
Bain, Alexander, 415.

Billwiller, Mr., 87.
Baird, Prof. S. F., 38, 276.

Birds, 296.
Baker, J. G., 325, 328.

Bischof, 148, 15
Sir Samuel, 392.

Bischoffsheim, R., 32.
Ballart and Comstock, 352.

Blanford, 57, 86.
Balloons for observation, 6S.

Blasius, Dr., 81.
to determine air currents, 58. Blast-furnaces, Oct. 1, 1977, 406.
Baltic Sea to be surveyed, 187.

Blood-corpuscles measured, 240.
Banian tree, roots of the, 337.

Blythe, W., 241.
Barat, 126.

Bobretzky, 323.
Barbot-de-Marny, Prof. N. P., 415.

Boë, S.
Barcepa, Señor, 61.

Boehm, 364, 365.
Barff, Prof., 403.

Bogen, of Chili, 106.
Barker, Prof. George F., 91, 131.

Boisbaudran, 114, 138.
Barnard, General J. G., 53.

Bolivia, 193.
Barometer, improved, 99.

Boll, 117.
Barraud and Lund, 27.

Boll-worm, 309.
Barrett, 102.

Bolton, Prof. H. Carrington, 156.
Barrois, 301.

Bonaparte, Charles, 284.
Barth, Baron, 415,

Borelly, of Marseilles, 25.
Barthélemy, 315.

Boron, investigation of, 134.
Bary, De, aud Strasburger, Profs., 332. Boss, Prof. Lewis, 11, 36.
Dr. Erwin Von, 203, 415,

Botanical chairs, changes in, 332.
Prof. De, 326.

Botanische Zeitung, 326, 329, 331, 337.
Bastian, Dr., 243.

Botany, 248, 325.
Batalin, 328.

Böttinger, 135.
Baudrimont, 148.

Bougarel, 144.
Bauernfeind, ss.

Bourgau, E., 415.
Bauke, Dr. Hermann, 330.

Boussingault, 145, 360, 364.
Bausch and Lomb, 239.

Boutmy and Fancher, 147.
Bavaria and Baden, 196.

Bowditch, F. C., 212.
Baxendell, 127.

Bowerbank, J. Scott, 415.
Bebber, Dr. Von, 78.

Bowers, Rev. Stephen, 227.
Bechler, 208.

Boyle's law, 97.
Beck, R. and J., 239

Branchiostoma, 287.
Beckerhinn, 104.

Brandt, E., 320.
Becquerel, 113.

Bransford, Dr. J. F., 228.
at Paris, 53.

Brault, on the winds of the Atlantic, 57.
- Heury, 120.

Brault's Circulation Atmosphérique, 73.
Beebe, W., 46.

Braun, Dr. Alexander, 324, 325, 328, 415.
Bees and wasps, habits of, 311.

Brazil, 193.
flight of, 313.

Bredichin, 26.
Beetle, a blind, 319.

Brefeld's Basidiomycetes, 329.
Beet-root molasses, residue of, 142.

Breitenlohner and Harlacher, 354.
sugar making, 373.

Bremiker, Dr. C., 415.
Bela-Szechenyi, Count, 197.

Brendel, Dr. Frederic, 336.
Belcher, Sir Edward, 415.

Brereton, 338.
Bell, Jeffrey, 244.

Brett, 18.
Prof. Graham, 398.

Briançon manna, 142.
Bell's telephone for observation, 68. Bricks from slag, 401.
Bellynek, the Abbé, 415.

Briosi, Prof. Giovanni, 251.
Belt, 180, 252.

British Hydrographic Office, 186.
Benomi, Dr. Carl, 74.

Museum, catalogue of the birds in,
Benzene in coal-gas, 146.

296.
Benzoic aldehyde, 143

Brito de Capello, 73.
Bergenstamm and Löw, 320.

Britton, Mr. Bashley, 401.
Berggren, Dr., 328.

Broadhead, Prof. G. C., 156.
Berlin, 230.

Broca, 255.
Geographical Society, 203, 205. Brooks, Dr. W. K., 283, 284.
Hydrographic Office, 63.

Lewis, 416.
Bermuda, researches in, 228.

Bross, Governor, 264.
Bert, Dr., 89.

Broughter, Dr. J. F., 318.
Berthelot, 126, 131, 133, 134, 142, 146, 148, Broun, 72, 76, 238.
361.

Brown-Goode, G., 228.
Bertrand, 124.

Bruhns, 106.
Bessels, Þr. Emil, 56, 65, 195, 247.

Brunner and Brandenburg, 142.
Bessemer steel, 409

Buchan, 73, 76.
Bessey, Prof. C. E., 336.

Buckland, F., 248.
Beute, 141.

| Buckwheat siraw, 372.

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Buff and Berger, 30.

| Chemistry, 131.
Buff, Dr., 66, 69.

Chesapeake Bay, 222.
Bunsen lamp, theory of, 132.

Chester, Prof. A. H., 156.
Bureau and Poisson, 345.

Cheyne, C. H., 416.
Burner for sensitive flame, 101.

Chikolef, 128.
Burnham, S. W., 6, 8, 43,

Chili, climate of, 85.
Burrill, T. J., 336.

expedition to, 16.
Bussey Institution, 351.

Chimæra plumbea, 290.
Butlerow, 120.

China, work on, 200.
Bütschli, 0., 300, 301, 311,

Chinese railroad, 394.
Buys-Ballot, 72, 73, 76.

Tartary, 198.
Chittagoug, 341.

Chloride of potassium, 370.
Calcite, 154.

Christie, 5, 35.
Caloptenus spretus, 225.

Chun, Dr. C., 283.
Calycanthus, fluorescence of, 310.

Church, Prof., 144, 160.
Cambier, Captain, 202.

- J.A., 217.
Cambridge, Rev. 6. P., 315.

Cienkowsky, 246.
Camel, the wild, 297.

Cincinnati anticlinal, geology of, 173.
Campbell, F., 113, 178.

Observatory, Mount Loukout,
Canal across the isthmus, 382.

0., 43.
in the Mississippi, 355.

Circular to the American observatories,
interocéanique, 192.

35, 36.
Candles recovered from the sea, 147. Clark, Alyan, and Sons, 28.
Candolle, De, 339.

telescope of, 20.
Capstall, Oscar, 193.

S. F., 279.
Caoutchouc, solubility of, 148.

W., 119.
Cape observations, 33.

Cleyden and Heycock, 114.
Capillary action, experiments on, 96. Climate and geology, S9.
Carbon disulphide antiseptic, 136.

hygiene, 88.
of plants, source of, 364.

Climatology, 85.
Carbons for electric light, 127.

Clocks, regulation of, 27.
Carboniferous rocks iú Kentucky, 174. Cloëz, 145.
Carib race, 227.

Clouds, etc., 77.
Caribbean sponges, new, 302.

Clove-furnace, Greenwood, 402.
Carll and Chance, 230.

Coal-trade of 1877, 413.
Carpenter, Dr. P. P., 416.

Coast Pilot, 224.
Dr. W. B., 277, 300, 304.

Survey, U.S., 184, 222.
Carpmael, 64.

Cobra poison, 241.
Carr, Lucien, 263.

Cochineal insect, 320.
Carter, 301.

Coefficients of expansion, 103.
Cartier, 324.

Coffin, J. W., 73.
Cartography at the Centennial Exposition, Coggia, 25.

Coghlan, Lieutenant, 186.
Caspari, O., 269.

Cohen, Dr., 254.
Cassinite, analysis of, 155.

Cohn, 241, 248, 328, 330.
Caswell, J. H., 156.

Cohne, 133.
Catfish, 291.

Coleus verschaffeltii, red color in, 144.
Cave fama, a new, 309.

Colin, Prof., 244.
Cayley and Adams, Profs., 24.

Collins, 158, 159.
Cazeneuve, 146.

Color and locality, 279.
Cazin, Prof., 416.

blindness, 116.
Celler, 192.

mixture, laws of, 119.
Celoria, 14.

subjective, 116.
Celsius, 54.

Colors, comparing, 116.
Centennial Exposition, cartography at, Colombia and Ecuador, 192.
191.

Columbite of North Carolina, 155.
Central Africa, civilization, etc., of, 202. Comatula star-fish, 304.
Europe, the loess of, 150.

Comets, 25.
Centrarchidæ, view, 293.

Commercial sponges, 301.
Ceratodontids, 290.

Compiègne, Marquis de, 416.
Cerf, Mademoiselle Henrietta, 416.

Composition of plants, 372.
Cesati, 328.

Compressibility of liquids, 94.
Chambers, Ch., 55.

Compression, law of gaseous, 96. .
of Bombay, 86.

Comstock lode, 217.
V.T., 307.

Congo and Lualaba rivers, 191, 200.
Champlain, 339.

Conkling, A. R., 217.
Chance, 230.

Conrad, Timothy Abbott, 416.
Chandler, S. C., 5, 21.

Consumption, influence of climate on, 89.
Chapman, 17.

Continho, Dr., 344.
Charcoal for gunpowder, 344.

Convection currents, 105.
Chart of deep basins in the ocean, 190. Cooke, M.C., 134, 329, 334.
Charts for Navigators, new, 183.

Cope, Prof., 275, 276, 277, 293.
Cheese-mite, 315.

Cope'an 1, 5.

191.

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