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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910.
Contribution to American thalassography.
Boston ; New York : Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1888
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alexander Agassiz; U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
|Notes:||Published also as Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, v. 14 and 15.|
|Description:||2 v. : ill., plates, folded maps ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||v. 1. Equipment of the Blake --
Historical sketch of deep-sea work --
The Florida reefs --
Topography of the eastern coast of the North American continent --
Relations of the American and West Indian fauna and flora --
The permanence of continents and of oceanic basins --
Deep-sea formations --
The deep-sea fauna --
The pelagic fauna and flora --
Temperatures of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and western Atlantic --
The Gulf Stream --
Submarine deposits --
The physiology of deep-sea life --
v. 2. The West Indian fauna --
Sketches of the characteristic deep-sea types: Fishes --
Characteristic deep-sea types: Crustacea --
Characteristic deep-sea types: Worms --
Characteristic deep-sea types: Mollusks --
Characteristic deep-sea types: Echinoderms --
Characteristic deep-sea types: Acalephs --
Characteristic deep-sea types: Polyps --
Characteristic deep-sea types: Rhizopods --
Characteristic deep-sea types: Sponges.
|Other Titles:||Three cruises of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer "Blake", in the Gulf of Mexico, in the Caribbean Sea, and along the Atlantic coast of the United States, from 1877 to 1880
Three cruises of the "Blake"
|Responsibility:||by Alexander Agassiz.|