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physical atlas of natural phenomena.

Alexander Keith Johnston

physical atlas of natural phenomena.

by Alexander Keith Johnston

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Published by Blackwood in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English


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The physical atlas: a series of maps & notes illustrating the geographical distribution of natural phenomena Contributor Names Johnston, Alexander Keith, “THE FIRST PHYSICAL ATLAS EVER PUBLISHED IN ENGLAND”: JOHNSTON’S PHYSICAL ATLAS OF NATURAL PHENOMENA, JOHNSTON, Alexander Keith.

The Physical Atlas. A Series of Maps and Notes Illustrating the Geographical Distribution of Natural Phenomena. Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, The physical atlas: a series of maps & notes illustrating the geographical distribution of natural phenomena Contributor Names Johnston, Alexander Keith, Brewster, David, Berghaus, Heinrich Karl Wilhelm, William Blackwood and Sons.

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/ "The Physical Atlas of Berghaus, a valuable German work, preceded the publication in [Scotland] of the more extensive and elaborate ‘Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena' by Mr. Keith Johnston, of which it would be difficult to speak in terms above the mark of its actual merits, embracing every part of the subject it delineates to the eye.

The Physical Atlas is the result of many years' labor, and in its construction not only have the writings and researches of the philosophers and travelers of all nations been made use of, but many of the most eminent men of the age, in the different departments of science, have contributed directly to its pages.

The definitive history of the military's decades-long investigation into mental powers and phenomena, from the author of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Pentagon's Brain and international bestseller Area This is a book about a team of scientists and psychics with top secret clearances/5().

Buy The Physical Atlas Of Natural Phenomena. A new and enl. ed by Johnston, Keith. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Keith. Johnston. Celestial phenomena, such as meteors, comets, eclipses, the Milky Way; Sixteen identification guides detail the phenomena and how each occurs.

The Field Guide to Natural Phenomena provides specific information for general readers and weather watchers about where and when nature puts on these creative performances/5(10).

Cover: Physical atlas of natural phenomena. Johnston, Alexander Keith,View larger, zoomable image (turn off pop-up blocker). The Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, Large 4to. (4), pp. Contemporary black half morocco over cloth boards, spine gilt lettered direct and with decorative tooling to the spine ends, contemporary bookplate of Henry Drummond of Albury Park, Surrey, to the front pastedown, attractive circular label of the mapseller Trelawney Saunders Author: Alexander Keith JOHNSTON.

The physical atlas: a series of maps illustrating the geographical distribution of natural phenomena by Berghaus, Heinrich Karl Wilhelm, ; Johnston, Alexander Keith, Snr., joint author. Types of natural phenomena include. Weather, fog, thunder, tornadoes; biological processes, decomposition, germination; physical processes, wave propagation.

Get this from a library. The physical atlas of natural phenomena: for the use of colleges, academies and families. [Alexander Keith Johnston]. Related WordsSynonymsLegend: Switch to new thesaurus Noun 1.

physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy natural phenomenon - all phenomena that are not artificial acoustic phenomenon - a physical phenomenon associated with the production or transmission of sound atmospheric phenomenon - a physical phenomenon associated with the.

More about the world. Find Any City on a map; Find any Latitude and Longitude and much more; Oceans all the details; Flags All countries, provinces, states, and territories; Outline Maps and Map Tests; Populations cities and countries; Natural Phenomena Hurricanes; World Maps many to choose from: specialty images; Bodies of Water rivers, seas.

The physical atlas of natural phenomena. Edinburgh: Blackwood. MLA Citation. Johnston, Alexander Keith. and William Blackwood and Sons. The physical atlas of natural phenomena / by Alex. Keith Johnston. Reduced from the edition in imperial folio for the use of colleges, academies, and families Blackwood Edinburgh Australian/Harvard Citation.

The physical atlas of natural phenomena Edinburgh [etc.]: Blackwood. Place of publication. Edinburgh. Document type () Book. Download/Full Text. Open Access available via Utrecht University Repository. Full metadata.

This book is reminiscent of Charles Fort, but with a more scientific bent--i.e. no appeals to alien intelligences or supernatural causation. Like Fort, it consists of accounts arranged by category, rubrics like radio anomalies, unusual weather, unusual sounds, falling materials, etc/5.

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Item Details. An antique collection of loose hand-colored maps from the book The Physical Atlas: A Series Of Maps & Notes Illustrating The Geographical Distribution Of Natural Alexander Keith Johnson, the geographer at Edinburgh In Ordinary To Her Majesty, this volume is based on the Physikalischer Atlas of Professor H.

Berghaus (William Blackwood & Sons, London, ).Lightening, cyclone, earthquake, etc. are the natural phenomena. Benjamin Franklin, an American scientist, showed that the lightning and the spark from clothes are essentially the same phenomena.

When a plastic comb is rubbed with dry hair, it acquires some charge and .Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe (in German Kosmos – Entwurf einer physischen Weltbeschreibung) is an influential treatise on science and nature written by the German scientist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt.

Cosmos began as a lecture series delivered by Humboldt at the University of Berlin, and was published in five volumes between and (the fifth was.