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Haven Region; by J. D. Dana,
XXIII. ----Auroral Belt of October 24th-25th, 1870,-
Chemistry and Physics.—On the Chlorides of Sulphur, HÜBNER and GUEROUT: On
the soluble and insoluble forms of Sulphur, BERTHELOT, 129.-- On the remark a-
ble changes of color produced in certain iodides by heat, MEUSEL: On Tetrame-
thylformene, Lwow, 131.—On an aromatic glycol, GRIMAUX, 132.—On the
production of solid cresol, Wurtz: On the synthesis of aromatic acids, VICTOR
MEYER, 133.—On the constitution of Camphor, VICTOR MEYER, 134.-A Text-
book of Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Inorganic, by G. F. Barker, 136.
Geology and Natural History.- 1 Reply to Mr. Dall's criticism on the Brachiopods
as a division of the Annelids, EDWARD S. MORSE, 136.-On Eozoon Canadense,
WM. King and Trios. H. ROWNEY, 138.-Scientific Expedition to the Rocky
Mountains, Prof. O. C. MARSH, 142.-Monograph of the North American Asta-
cida, Dr. H. A. Hagen, 143.-—-Preliminary Report on the Crustacea dredged in
the Gulf Stream in the Straits of Florida, L. F. DE POURTALES, 144.—On the
Mineral Constituents of Meteorites, N. S. MASKELYNE: Fossil Mammals of the
Rocky Mountains collected by Dr. Hayden, J. LEIDY: Fossil Mammals from
Oregon, J. LEIDY, 145.—Cretaceous and Tertiary Reptilia and Fishes: Geologi-
cal Survey of Ohio: Gas Wells in Ohio, J. S. NEW BERRY, 146.—Linnean Hy-
pothesis of the Derivation of Species. 147.—Monograph of the Ranunculaceæ
of the Dominion of Canada, GEO. LAWSON, 148.-Ersted on characters furnished
by the styles in Cupulifera and Juglandæ, etc., 149.
Miscellaneous Scientific Intelligence.- Meteorological Observations on Mt. Washing-
ton, 149.-Unusual exhibition of halos: Head Waters of the Amazon; Obser-
vations on the Geography and Archäology of Peru, E. G. SQUIER, 150.-Solar
Eclipse: Murchison: Balfour Stewart, 151. Obituary.-G. Bischof: William
Miscellaneous Bibliography.—Journal of the Franklin Institute: The Malay Archi-
pelago, by A. R. WALLACE, 151. - Adventures of a Young Naturalist, by L.
BIART: The Rob Roy on the Jordon, Nile, Red Sea, etc., hy J. MACGREGOR, 152.
APPENDIX.-From B. A. Gould, dated ('ordova, 153.
Chemistry and Physics.-On the synthesis of indigo blue, 213.--On the products
of the distillation of coal tar having high boiling points: On a new reaction for
Chloroform, A. W. HOFFMAN: On the homologues of Naphthalin, FittiG and
REMSEN, 214.--On the Spectrum of the Aurora Borealis, John BROWNING, 215.
Geology and Natural History.—Geological Survey of Ohio, 215.--Report on the
Geological Survey of Iowa, by C. A. WHITE, 217.--Report of the Geological Ex-
ploration of the Fortieth Parallel, made under the direction of Maj. Gen. A. A.
Humphreys, etc., by JAMES D. HAGUE, 218.-- The Literature of Kent's Cavern,
near Torquay, Devonshire: Atlas der Krystall-formen des Mineralreiches, von
Dr. ALBRECHT SCHRAUF: Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia and Reptilia of
North America, by E. D. COPE, 220.-- The Phosphate Rocks of South Carolina;
their History and Development, by Francis S. HOLMES: Geognostisch-mineral-
ogische Fragmenta aus Italien, IİJ Thiel, Die Insel Elba, by G. vom Ratu:
Lophiotherium sylvaticum: Auchenia Californica: Protohippus of Leidy: Fossil
Reptiles of the Cretaceous of Kansas: General Chart showing the amount and
yield of Mineral fuel in Austria in the year 1868, by Fr. FOETTERLE, 221.--Rho.
dodendreæ Asiæ Orientalis, 222.--Flora Australiensis: Marsiliæ and Pilularia,
revised by A. BRAUN, 223.
Astromomy.--Solar Eclipse of Dec. 22; Mediterranean Eclipse, 1870, J. NORMAN
LOCKYER, 224.--Appendix to the Washington Observations of 1868, Com. SANDS:
Professor Young on the Eclipse, 230.
Viscellaneous Scientific Intelligence.---On Spontaneous Generation, by E. FRANKLAND,
230.-Statistics of Mines and Mining in the States and Territories west of the
Rocky Mountains, by R. W. RAYMOND: Fall of Rain at Hilo, Hawaii, 232.-
Å short course in Astronomy and the use of Globes, by HENRY KIDDLE, 233.--
Obituary.- "Tilliam Chauvenet. 233.
Chemistry and Physics. On the spectrum of the Aurora Borealis, ZÖLLNER, 372.-
Synthesis of coniin, SCHIFF, 373.—On the basicity of uranic oxide, molybdic,
boric and nitrous acids, SCHULTZ-SELLACK: Researches on Vanadium, Roscoe,
374.–On a new platinum chlorid, S. A. NORTON, 375.-Synthesis of Oil of Rue,
GOBUP-BESANEZ and GRIMM: On the action of Chlorine upon Aldehyde; a new
Chloral, KRÄMER and PINNER, 376.-On the composition of the oil of the Palm-
seed, OUDEMANS, 377.
Geology and Natural History.—On the Mineralogy of Eozoon Canadense. R. Hoff-
MANN, 378.-On a Mineral Silicate injecting Paleozoic Crinoids, T. S. HUNT, 379.
On native amorphous Mercuric Sulphide, G. E. MOORE, 380.—Freieslebenite and
Diaphorite: On the Eocene beds of Utah, T. A. COXRAD, 381.-Coal Plants of
the Illinois Geological Survey, 4th Volume, 383.—The Bone Cave of Eastern
Pennsylvania, 384.—Report of the Progress of the State Geological Survey of
Michigan, Alex. Winchell, Director, 385.—Note on Limestone containing Petro-
leum in Nova Scotia, D. HONEYMAN: On Fossil Vertebrates of Caves on the
Island of Anguilla, W. I., E. D. COPE: New York State Cabinet of Natural History:
Saurocephalus of Harlan, COPE: Geology of Ohio: Note on Asaphus platyceph-
alus. J. D. DANA: On the Earthquake at Oahu. W. D. ALEXANDER, 386.-CLAPA-
REDE on Marine Bryozoa: Ceratodus, its place in the System of Fishes, W. Fos-
TER, 387.–Coccoliths, 388.-Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts
and Sciences, 389.-Second and Third Annual Reports of the Trustees of the
Peabody Academy of Science for 1869 and 1870, 390.-On the Genesis of Spe-
cies, St. GEORGE MIVART, 391.
Wiscellaneous Scientific Intelligence. --Anthracite Coal Trade of Pennsylvania, P. W.
SHEAFER: Carbonic Acid in outside and indoor air, 391.-Report of the Board
of Health of the City of Chicago for 1867, 1868 and 1869: Effect of the Eclipse
on the Magnetic Needle, D. MULLER: Establishment of Paul Mohr in Ohio for
the sale of fossils and minerals: Corrosion of lead pipes: Chemical Society, 392.
Bituary.-- Lartet: Becquerel: Guillaume Lejean: Haidinger, 392.
LXVI.— Notice of some new Fossil Serpents from the Creta-
ceous and Tertiary Formations; by 0. C. MARSH,... 447
Chemistry and Physics.-On a new series of ammonia-platinum bases, CLEVE, 459.
--On the preparation of hydric phosphide for lecture experiments, HOFMANN,
460.--On the direct substitution of the alcohol radicals for the hydrogen in hydric
phosphide, HOFMANN, 461.-On a new mode of formation of Para-oxybenzoic
Acid, REJSEN, 462.–New Spectroscopic Combination, SECCHI, 463.- Lessons in
Elementary Physics, STEWART, 464,
Geology and Natural History.-On Illinois Coal Plants, LESQUEREUX, 465.—On some
points connected with the Cretaceous and Tertiary of North Carolina, CONRAD,
468.-On the Earthquake at Oahu, ALEXANDER, 469.—Note on Trimerella acu-
minata, BILLINGS, 471.- Note on the discovery of the opercula of Hyolithes in
New York, Ford: Note on a new and gigantic species of Pterodactyle, MARSH:
Earthquakes, subterranean electrical disturbances, 472.—Geology of Louisiana:
Preliminary Report of the U. S. Geological Survey of Wyoming, aud portions of
contiguous Territories: Lehrbuch der physikalischen Mineralogie, SCHRAUF: Min-
eralogische Notizen, HESSENBERG, 473.
Astronomy.—On a Sunspot seen with the naked eye, F. H. Smith: Discovery of a
new planet, the 113th: Table of Elements of 25 planets, 474.
Botany. - Flora Brasiliensis, MARTIUS: Popular names of British Plants, PRIOR:
Les Fleurs de Pleine Terre, VILMORIN-ANDRIEUX: A Synopsis of all the known
Lilies, BAKER: On the Forms and Distribution over the World of the Batrachium
section of Ranunculus, HiERN, 475.--The Rhododendron, and "American Plants,"
E. S. RAND, 476.
Miscellaneous Scientific Intelligence.—Ventilation of Soldiers' Quarters, 476.— Associ-
ations for the Advancement of Science: Reports of the U. S. Commissioners to
the Paris Universal Exposition, 478.— Obituary.-Charles Mayer Wetherill, 478.
Herschel: Becquerel, 479.