Hours of Exercise in the Alps
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Hours of Exercise in the Alps

By John Tyndall
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Table of Contents
  • HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPS.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • I. THE LAUWINEN-THOR.
  • II. DISASTER ON THE COL DU GÉANT.
  • III. THE MATTERHORN—FIRST ASSAULT.
  • IV. THERMOMETRIC STATION ON MONT BLANC.
  • V.
    • A LETTER FROM BÂLE.
    • NOTE ON THE SOUND OF AGITATED WATER.
  • VI. THE URBACHTHAL AND GAULI GLACIER.
  • VII. THE GRIMSEL AND THE ÆGGISCHHORN.
    • NOTE ON CLOUDS.
  • VIII. THE BEL ALP.
  • IX. THE WEISSHORN.
  • X. INSPECTION OF THE MATTERHORN.
  • XI. OVER THE MORO.
  • XII. THE OLD WEISSTHOR.
  • XIII. RESCUE FROM A CREVASSE.
  • XIV. THE MATTERHORN-SECOND ASSAULT.
  • XV. FROM STEIN TO THE GRIMSEL.
  • XVI. THE OBERAARJOCH. ADVENTURE AT THE ÆGGISCHHORN.
  • XVII. ASCENT OF THE JUNGFRAU.
  • XVIII. DEATH OF BENNEN ON THE HAUT DE CRY.
  • XIX. ACCIDENT ON THE PIZ MORTERATSCH.
  • XX. ALPINE SCULPTURE.
    • Morteratsch Glacier, Line A.
    • Morteratsch Glacier, Line B.
    • Morteratsch Glacier, Line C.
    • Maximum Motion in 100 hours.
    • Rosegg Glacier.
  • XXI. SEARCH ON THE MATTERHORN: A PROJECT.
  • XXII. THE TITLIS, FINSTERAARSCHLUCHT, PETERSGRAT, AND ITALIAN LAKES.
  • XXIII. ASCENT OF THE EIGER AND PASSAGE OF THE TRIFT.
  • XXIV. THE MATTERHORN—THIRD AND LAST ASSAULT.
  • XXV. ASCENT OF THE ALETSCHHORN.
  • XXVI. A DAY AMONG THE SÉRACS OF THE GLACIER DU GÉANT FOURTEEN YEARS AGO.
  • I. OBSERVATIONS ON THE MER DE GLACE.
  • II. STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES OF ICE.
  • III. STRUCTURE OF GLACIERS.
  • IV. HELMHOLTZ ON ICE AND GLACIERS.
  • V. CLOUDS.
  • VI. KILLARNEY.
  • VII. SNOWDON IN WINTER.
  • VIII. VOYAGE TO ALGERIA TO OBSERVE THE ECLIPSE.
  • FOOTNOTES
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