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Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Potamology), Para 6
Category: Geology   Rivers   
Topic: The Danube
Source: Conversations on Geology   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 892, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Potamology), Para 6
Category: Geology   Climate   Geography   South America   Rivers   
Topic: Delta of the Oronoco and the Maragnon
Person: GUTSMUTHS, M.   
Source: Hertha, ix.5, p.381   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 924, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Potamology), Para 6
Category: Geology   Geography   Rivers   
Topic: The Banks of the Nile. [The common idea of a low placid Nile overflowing its banks is misleading about the true character and aspect of the Nile in Lower Egypt. The banks are high, steep and "picturesque"]
Person: VOLNI   SONINI   

Issue: 061, 24/12/28 p. 969
Heading: On the Falls of the Orinoco, at Atures and Maypures. (To be continued)
Category: Geography   South America   Science   Literature   Mythology   Geomorphology   Rivers   
Topic: [Translation from the German of Von Humboldt. Colon was convinced of the existence of the South American continent, from the huge volume of fresh water entering the sea at the mouth of the Orinoco. When he found it, Humboldt says, he thought he was approaching Eden, "the holy residence of primitive man". Humboldt describes his own journey to its source, praising and re-invoking the poetical language of Colon, which "shows anew that the creative phantasy of the poet expresses itself in the exploring navigator".]
Person: HUMBOLDT   COLON   

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 110, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Picturesque, Para 6
Category: Geography   Derbyshire   Rivers   Literature   
Topic: Dovedale. [Detailed description of the changing nature of the River Dove, stressing the visual contrasts of falling and turbulent, flat and calm waters]
Source: Whately: Observations on Modern Gardening, 114   

Issue: 072, 11/03/29 p. 154-155
Heading: The Danube. Recollections of a Summer Excursion
Category: Geography   Rivers   Danube   
Topic: [Long descriptive article about the slow journey through Germany to Austria, by boat down the Danube. Short discussion of its suitability for steam navigation]
Person: BRAHE, Tycho   KEPLER   

Issue: 072, 11/03/29 p. 159, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Romantic, Para 5
Category: Rivers   Literature   Mythology   
Topic: The Chasm River. [Coleridge poem, meant to be read immediately after the paragraph "Picturesque" -- "Scene in the Blue Mountains", p.158-159]
Person: COLERIDGE   

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Reviews

Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 593-594
Heading: The Course of the Niger
Category: Geography   West Africa   Rivers   
Title: A Letter to the Publisher of the Quarterly Review, and of A Dissertation on the Course and Probable Termination of the Niger
Author: DONKIN, Sir Rufane   
Attribution: "By the Author of that Dissertation"

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