The Glaciers of the Alps Being a narrative of excursions and ascents, an account of the origin and phenomena of glaciers and an exposition of the physical principles to which they are related
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The Glaciers of the Alps Being a narrative of excursions and ascents, an account of the origin and phenomena of glaciers and an exposition of the physical principles to which they are related

By John Tyndall
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  • THE GLACIERS OF THE ALPS.
  • PREFACE.
  • PREFATORY NOTE.
  • CONTENTS.
    • PART I.
    • PART II.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • PART I. CHIEFLY NARRATIVE.
    • INTRODUCTORY. (1.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • EXPEDITION OF 1856. THE OBERLAND. (2.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE TYROL. (3.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • EXPEDITION OF 1857. THE LAKE OF GENEVA. (4.)
    • CHAMOUNI AND THE MONTANVERT. (5.)
    • THE MER DE GLACE. (6.)
    • (7.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • (8.)
    • THE JARDIN. (9.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • (10.)
    • FIRST ASCENT OF MONT BLANC, 1857. (11.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • (12.)
    • EXPEDITION OF 1858. (13.)
    • PASSAGE OF THE STRAHLECK. (14.)
    • (15.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ASCENT OF THE FINSTERAARHORN, 1858. (16.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • (17.)
    • FIRST ASCENT OF MONTE ROSA, 1858. (18.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • (19.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE GÖRNER GRAT AND THE RIFFELHORN. MAGNETIC PHENOMENA. (20.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • (21.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SECOND ASCENT OF MONTE ROSA, 1858. (22.)
    • (23.)
    • (24.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SECOND ASCENT OF MONT BLANC, 1858. (25.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • (26.)
    • WINTER EXPEDITION TO THE MER DE GLACE, 1859. (27.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • PART II. CHIEFLY SCIENTIFIC.
    • ON LIGHT AND HEAT. (1.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • (2.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • (3.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ORIGIN OF GLACIERS. (4.)
    • (5.)
    • COLOUR OF WATER AND ICE. (6.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • COLOURS OF THE SKY. (7.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE MORAINES. (8.)
    • GLACIER MOTION. PRELIMINARY. (9.)
    • MOTION OF THE MER DE GLACE. (10.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ICE-WALL AT THE TACUL. VELOCITIES OF TOP AND BOTTOM. (11.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WINTER MOTION OF THE MER DE GLACE. (12.)
    • CAUSE OF GLACIER-MOTION. DE SAUSSURE'S THEORY. (13.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • RENDU'S THEORY. (14.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • (15.)
    • FORBES'S THEORY. (16.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE CREVASSES. (17.)
    • (18.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • HEAT AND WORK. (19.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • (20.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THOMSON'S THEORY. (21.)
    • THE PRESSURE-THEORY OF GLACIER-MOTION. (22.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • REGELATION. (23.)
    • CRYSTALLIZATION AND INTERNAL LIQUEFACTION. (24.)
    • THE MOULINS. (25.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • DIRT-BANDS OF THE MER DE GLACE. (26.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE VEINED STRUCTURE OF GLACIERS. (27.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE VEINED STRUCTURE AND THE DIFFERENTIAL MOTION. (28.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE RIPPLE-THEORY OF THE VEINED STRUCTURE. (29.)
    • THE VEINED STRUCTURE AND PRESSURE. (30.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE VEINED STRUCTURE AND THE LIQUEFACTION OF ICE BY PRESSURE. (31.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WHITE ICE-SEAMS IN THE GLACIER DU GÉANT. (32.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • (33.)
  • PARTIAL SUMMARY.
  • APPENDIX.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • INDEX.
  • WORKS by JOHN TYNDALL.
  • Transcriber's Notes.
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