[William Laidlaw?] *
Reportage, Literary Gossip
Astronomy, Meteorology, Climatology, Instruments | Naturalists, Geology, Palaeontology
Compares the effect of the atmosphere and climate on astronomical observations and instruments in Italy and in England. Later reports that 'Brocchi, a distinguished Italian naturalist, has discovered, in the neighbourhood of Veletri, columnar basalt, resting upon a bed of pumice, which contains the bones of quadrupeds' (422).
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