Academy,  2 (1870–71), 40–42.

[Review of The Gulf Stream, by August Petermann, and 'Ocean Currents', by James Croll]

Keith Johnston, Jun.



Publications reviewed:

Petermann 1870 Croll 1870a Croll 1870b


Oceanography, Exploration, Hydrography, Natural History, Meteorology, Mapping, Climatology, Geology

People mentioned:

August Petermann , William B Carpenter , John G Jeffreys

    Discusses various theories of the 'influence of ocean currents on the climatic conditions of the globe in distributing the heat received from the sun', and reports James Croll's claims that 'without ocean currents the earth would not be habitable' (42).

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