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Smithsonian Institution, 1908 - 23 Seiten

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Seite 548 - They will be examined and the prize awarded by a Committee appointed by the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in conjunction with the officers of the International Congress on Tuberculosis.
Seite 548 - Institution, the income from a part of which was to be devoted to " the increase and diffusion of more exact knowledge in regard to the nature and properties of atmospheric air in connection with the welfare of man.
Seite 549 - The right is reserved to award no prize if in the judgment of the Committee no contribution is offered of sufficient merit to warrant such action. Memoirs designed for consideration should be addressed to either " The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA ;" or to
Seite 298 - The house Casa Grande forms an oblong square facing to the four cardinal points, east, west, north, and south, and round about it there are ruins indicating a fence or wall, which surrounded the house and other buildings, particularly in. the corners, where it appears there has been some edifice like an interior castle or watch-tower, for in the angle which faces towards the southwest there stands a ruin with its divisions and an upper story. " This southwest building is undoubtedly one of the "other...
Seite 150 - Dall, n. sp. Shell small, very thin, with a thin periostracum of a straw-yellow color, distinct suture, subacute spire, and about six whorls; surface apparently smooth, but under the lens showing fine uniform microscopic spiral striation, not fasciculated, but more or less undulate: aperture white, outer lip slightly expanded and thickened ; a thin wash of callus on the body ; pillar short, twisted, not pervious ; canal short, wide, deep, forming a marked fasciole with no keel behind it: when fresh,...
Seite 312 - ... great heat from the fire; some of the rooms did not open to all the rest, but had a hole a foot in diameter to look through; in other places, were smaller holes. About 200 yards from this building...
Seite 305 - ... objects. It appears to have been a dumping place, and, as it has every appearance of having once been a room, we may suppose that it was deserted while some of the other rooms of Compound A were still inhabited. 8. ROOMS ADJOINING THE MOST...
Seite 270 - Spanish accounts, were sacrificed in the name of His Most Catholic Majesty the King of Spain...
Seite 107 - The Kootanie series should probably be placed at the base of the table as a representative of the Urgonian or Neocomian, or, at the very least, should be held as not newer than the Shasta group of the United States geologists and the Lower Sandstones and Shales of the Queen Charlotte Islands. It would seem to correspond in the character of its fossil plants with the oldest Cretaceous floras recognized in Europe and Asia, and with that of the Kome formation in Greenland, as described by Heer.
Seite 548 - October 12, 1908, a prize of $1,500 is offered for the best treatise 'On the Relation of Atmospheric Air to Tuberculosis.

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