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Art. I. Historical Eloge of the late Sir JOSEPH Banks, Ba-
ronet, President of the Royal Society,': 'By Baron
II. Remarks and Experiments relating to Hygrometers
and Evaporation. By Mr HENRY MEIKLE. Com-
municated by the Author,
III. On Coloured Shadows. By Messrs ZCHOKKE and
IV. Notice regarding the Little Andaman Island in the
Bay of Bengal. Communicated by Cornet J. E.
ALEXANDER, H. M. 13th Light Dragoons. With a
V. Some particulars relative to the Tides in the upper
part of the River Thames, and of the obstructions
caused by the present London Bridge. By P. BAR-
LOW, F. R. S. Mem. Imp. Acad. Petrop., &c. Com-
VI. On the Afinities of the Empetreæ, a natural Group of
Plants. By Mr David Don, Libr. L. $. &c. Com-
VII. Establishment of Vegetation at the Surface of the
VIII. Observations made during a Visit to Madeira, and a
residence in the Canary Islands. By Baron LEO-
POLD Von Buch. (Continued from former Volume,
IX. Observations on the Arctic Sea and Ice, and the in-
tended Expedition of Captain Parry to the North
Pole. By THOMAS LATTA, M.D. Communicated
by the Author,
Art. X. General Observations on the former and present Geo-
logical Condition of the Countries discovered by
Captains Parry and Ross. By Professe: --- AMESON, 104
XI. Remarks tending to explain the Geological History
of the Earth. By Professor ESMARK,
XII. Observations on the Structure and Functions of the
Sponge. By R. E. Grant, M.D.F.R.S.E. F.L.S.
M.W.S. Honorary Member of the Northern Insti.
tution, &c. Communicated by the Author. Con-
quded from the proceding Volume, p. 351. With
à Plate :::
XIII. Enuntetation of the Instruments requisite for Me-
teorological Observations; with Remarks on the
mode of conducting such Observations. By Pro-
XIV. Description of the Eruption of Long Lake and Mud
Lake, in Vermont, and of the desolation effected
by the rush of the waters through Barton River,
and the lower country, towards Lake Memphre-
magog, in the summer of 1810, in a Letter to Prof.
Silliman. By the Rev. S. EDWARDS Dwight.
With a Plan of the Lakes,
XV. Information regarding the Overland Arctic Expe-
XVI. On the Luminousness observed in the Eyes of Hu-
man Beings, and also in those of Cats, Dogs,
Horses, and Sheep. By Dr CHARLES LUDWIG
XVII. Account of the Habits of the Turkey Buzzard (Vul-
tur aura), particularly with the view of exploding
the opinion generally entertained of its extraordi-
nary power of Smelling. In a Letter to Professor
JAMESON, by John J. AUDUBON, Citizen of the
XVIII. List of Rare Plants which have Flowered in the
Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, during the
last three months; with Descriptions of several
New Plants. Communicated by Dr GRAHAM, 184
XIX. Celestial Phenomena from January 1. to April 1.
1827, calculated for the Meridian of Edinburgh,
Mean Time. By Mr GEORGE INNES, Aberdeen, 188
Art. XX. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 190
XXI. Proceedings of the Wernerian Natural History So-
XXII. SCIENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE.
1. Meteors seen in India. 2. Water-spouts in the Irish Chan-
nel. 3. Winds in the Polar Regions,
presence of animal and vegetable matter, or emanations
from them, not necessary for the formation of Nitre.
5. Phosphorus in Kelp,
6. Geognostical Structure of the Country around Darwar.
7. Account of Libellulite found at Solenhoffen. 8. Beds
Sea-shells, nearly in a fresh state, 200 feet above the le-
vel of the Sea. 9. Green-sand formation in Sweden.
10. Coal of Hoganäs. 11. Hill of Magnetic Iron-Ore.
12. Hyæna Cave,
13. Crystallizations of Sulphate and Carbonate of Lead ob-
served by M. Hartmann. 14. Geognostic Position of
Platina in America. 15. Jet discovered in Wigtonshire.
16. Geognostical Distribution of Gold in the Uralian
Mountains. 17. Geognostic situation of the Siberian
Platina. 18. Cordierite found in Norway. 19. Magni- ficent Crystals of Sulphate of Iron, or Green Vitriol. 20. Iserine and Iron-sand in Cheshire. 21. Bismuth Cobalt-Ore. 22. Selenium in Red Copper-Ore, 197-201
23. Discovery of a New Substance in Sea Water. 24. Iodine
and Lithion in the Mineral Springs of Theodoreshall at
Kreutznach. 25. Thickness of Salt Water Ice, 201, 202
26. Sword Fish found in the Frith of Forth. 27. Discovery
of the Circulation of the Blood in Insects. 28. Turf-
Leech. 29. Notice of two new species of British Sponges.
30. South African Museum, (1st Series). 31. Ditto (2d
Series). 32. Narcotic Spider. 33. Power of the Sto-
mach of Birds, 34. Vulture shot in Somersetshire. 35.
Gigantic Orang Outang,
ART. XXIII. New PUBLICATIONS.
1. Mathematics practically applied to the Useful and Fine
Arts; by Baron CHARLES Dupin, Member of the Insti-
tute, of the Academy of Sciences, &c. &c. Adapted
to the State of the Arts in England; by GEORGE
BIRKBECK, Esq. M. D. President of the London Me-
2. AUDUBON's great Work on the Birds of the United States
3. The Aberdeen, Leith and London Tide Tables for the
year 1827; by GEORGE INNES, Astronomical Calcula-
XXIV. List of Patents granted in England from 18th
September to 18th November 1826,
XXV. List of Patents granted in Scotland from 9th
September to 8th November 1826,
Art. I. Biographical Memoirs of Charles Bonnet and Ho-
RACE BENEDICT DE SAUSSURE. ' Read to the Royal
Institute of France by Baron CUVIER,
II. A Description of some appearances of remarkable
Rainbows. By the Reverend William SCORESBY,
F. R. S. Lond. & Edin. M. W.S. &c. Communi-
cated by the Author. (With a Plate),
III. Tour to the South of France and the Pyrenees, in
1825. By G. A. WALKER ARNOTT, Esq. A.M. F.L.S.
& R. S. E. &c. In a letter to Professor JAMESON.
(Continued from the preceding Volume),
IV. Account of a Visit to the Glaciers of Justedal, and to
the Mantle of Lodal. By Mr G. Bohr, of Bergen, 255
V. Observations on Serpentine and Diallage Rocks. By
Dr A. Boue'. In a Letter to Professor JAMESON.
Communicated by the Author,
VI. Observations on the Natural History of the Alligator.
In a Letter to Sir WILLIAM JARDINE, Baronet, and
PRIDEAUX JOHN SELBY, Esq. By John J. Audu.
BON, Esq. Member of the Wernerian Natural His-
tory Society, &c.
VII. Observations and Experiments on the different kinds
of Coal. By M. KARSTEN,
VIII. Considerations regarding the shining of the Eyes of
the Cat, and several other Animals. By M. BENE-
*IX. Remarks on the Rhubarb of Commerce, the Purple-
coned Fir of Nepal, and the Mustard Tree. By Mr
DAVID Don, Librarian of the Linnean Society,
Member of the Imperial Academy Naturæ Curio-
sorum, of the Wernerian Society, &c. Communi-
cated by the Author,