Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,  1 (1817), 59–61.

Account of Colonel Beaufoy's Journey to the Summit of Mount Blanc



Abstract, Paper

Publications abstracted:

Beaufoy 1817


Exploration, Physiology, Experiment, Astronomy, Instruments

People mentioned:

Marc T Bourrit , Jacques Balmat , Horace B de Saussure , Michel Paccard

    Gives an account of Mark Beaufoy's and some earlier expeditions to Mont Blanc. While noting the philosophical experiments carried out by Beaufoy and others, the writer particularly emphasizes 'the dangers of the journey itself' and 'the effect produced upon the human body in such elevated situations' (61).

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