Mars and its Canals
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Mars and its Canals

By Percival Lowell
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Table of Contents
  • MARS AND ITS CANALS
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • PART I NATURAL FEATURES
  • CHAPTER I ON EXPLORATION
  • CHAPTER II A DEPARTURE-POINT
  • CHAPTER III A BIRD’S-EYE VIEW OF PAST MARTIAN DISCOVERY
  • CHAPTER IV THE POLAR CAPS
  • CHAPTER V BEHAVIOR OF THE POLAR CAPS
  • CHAPTER VI MARTIAN POLAR EXPEDITIONS
  • CHAPTER VII WHITE SPOTS
  • CHAPTER VIII CLIMATE AND WEATHER
  • CHAPTER IX MOUNTAINS AND CLOUD
  • CHAPTER X THE BLUE-GREEN AREAS
  • CHAPTER XI VEGETATION
  • CHAPTER XII TERRAQUEOUSNESS AND TERRESTRIALITY
  • CHAPTER XIII THE REDDISH-OCHRE TRACTS
  • CHAPTER XIV SUMMARY
  • PART II NON-NATURAL FEATURES
  • CHAPTER XV THE CANALS
  • CHAPTER XVI THEIR SYSTEM
  • CHAPTER XVII GEMINATION OF THE CANALS
    • I. The Diplopic Theory
    • II. The Interference Theory
    • III. The Illusion Theory
  • CHAPTER XVIII THE DOUBLE CANALS
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
  • CHAPTER XIX CANALS IN THE DARK REGIONS
  • CHAPTER XX OASES
  • CHAPTER XXI CARETS ON THE BORDERS OF THE GREAT DIAPHRAGM
  • CHAPTER XXII THE CANALS PHOTOGRAPHED
  • PART III THE CANALS IN ACTION
  • CHAPTER XXIII CANALS: KINEMATIC
  • CHAPTER XXIV CANAL DEVELOPMENT Individually Instanced
  • CHAPTER XXV HIBERNATION OF THE CANALS
  • CHAPTER XXVI ARCTIC CANALS AND POLAR RIFTS
  • CHAPTER XXVII OASES: KINEMATIC
  • PART IV EXPLANATION
  • CHAPTER XXVIII CONSTITUTION OF THE CANALS AND OASES
  • CHAPTER XXIX LIFE
  • CHAPTER XXX EVIDENCE
  • CHAPTER XXXI THE HUSBANDING OF WATER
  • CHAPTER XXXII CONCLUSION
  • INDEX
  • Transcriber's Notes
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