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Issue: 052, 22/10/28 p. 827, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Picturesque, Para 5
Category: Geography   Switzerland   Mountains   Alps   
Topic: Garden of the Glaciers. [Description of the flora at the glacier of Taleful]

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Picturesque, Para 8
Category: Geography   Alps   Literature   
Topic: Alpine Scenery. [An attempt to] paint to the imagination objects which have nothing in common with what is seen in other parts of the world
Source: Saussure: Voyages dans les Alpes   

Issue: 064, 14/01/29 p. 31
Heading: The Glacier of Boisson
Category: Mountains   Alps   Climate   Ecology   Religion   Literature   
Topic: [A description of a glacier increasing and a philosophical meditation in a grand rhetorical voice on natural history, the creator and mankind`s place in such an austere landscape]
Person: SAUSSURE   BUFFON   

Issue: 066, 28/01/29 p. 62, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Picturesque, Para 4
Category: Geography   Mountains   Alps   Literature   
Topic: The Vale of Urseren. [Description of the strong contrast between the turbulent Reuss on one side of a rock tunnel and its calmness in the valley on the other side. The valley was once a lake bed]
Source: Tableau de la Suisse, 135-137   

Issue: 066, 28/01/29 p. 63, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Romantic, Para 5
Category: Geography   Alps   Hunting   Goats   
Topic: Love of Danger. [Saussure`s account of the chamois hunters of the Alps]
Person: SAUSSURE   KOTZEBUE   

Issue: 077, 15/04/29 p. 239, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: Ascent of the Jungfrau and Grimsel, Para 2
Category: Geography   Alps   
Topic: [Unsuccessful attempt by "a celebrated naturalist of Solothurn" to climb the Jungfrau, followed by an attempt on the Grimsel]

Issue: 085, 10/06/29 p. 362
Heading: Royal Institution
Category: Geography   Mountains   Alps   
Topic: [Dr. Clarke`s ascent of Mont Blanc]
Person: CLARKE, Dr.   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Paper, June, 1829
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 186-187
Heading: Photometry. Conversazione at the Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Light   Heat   Geography   Alps   History Of Science   
Topic: [Ritchie`s lecture on] the comparison of the relative intensity of light
Person: RITCHIE   RUMFORD, Count   GAUTHIER   LANDER   WATSON   LESLIE   DRUMMOND   
Source: Watson: Chemical Essays   Encyclopaedia Britannica   
Institution: Royal Institution   Royal Society   
Lecture, 19/03/1830
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 186
Heading: Mont Blanc. (From the Notes of a Traveller)
Category: Geography   Geology   Astronomy   Geodesy   Mountains   Alps   
Topic: [Estimations of the height of Mont Blanc and a small statistical table of early recorded ascents (between 1786 and 1827)]
Person: ZACH, Baron de   PACCARD, Dr.   BALMAT, James   

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 572
Heading: Ascent of Mount Blanc by Lieut. Wilbraham. Geneva, 12th August, 1830
Category: Geography   Exploration   Mountains   Alps   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: [Account of Wilbraham`s successful two-day expedition with six Swiss guides, giving details of the conditions, equipment used, rate of progress and exhaustingness. It also evokes the sights and sounds experienced on the way: hearing avalanches, seeing a goose by the summit of the Aiguille du Midi, a butterfly at the summit of Mont Blanc]
Person: WILBRAHAM, Lieut.   
Institution: Coldstream Guards   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 574
Heading: The Alps, Para 10
Category: Philology   Mountains   Alps   
Topic: [Derivation of the word "alp" or "alps"]

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 575
Heading: Height of the Caucasus, Para 11
Category: Geography   Geodesy   Mountains   Caucasus   Alps   Physics   Magnetism   
Topic: [The highest mountains in the Caucasus are higher than Mont Blanc. The force of magnetism is affected by altitude]
Person: KUPFER   GAY-LUSSAC   

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Reviews

Issue: 026, 23/04/28 p. 407
Heading: Ascent of Mont Blanc
Category: Exploration   Alps   France   
Title: Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, in August last. [Unpublished]
Author: AULDJO, John   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 501-502
Heading: Ascent to Mont Blanc
Category: Exploration   Alps   France   
Title: Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, on the 8th and 9th August, 1827
Author: AULDJO, John   
Attribution: Of Trinity College, Cambridge
1828
Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 883-885
Heading: Tales of the Great St. Bernard
Category: Geography   Alps   Literature   
Title: Tales of the Great St. Bernard
Author: CROLY, George   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 950
Heading: Brockedon`s Passes of the Alps
Category: Geography   Mountains   Alps   
Title: Brockedon`s Passes of the Alps. No. 8. Published by the Author; and by Rodwell

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