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Himalayan journals, or, Notes of a naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, the Khasia Mountains, &c.

Author: Joseph Dalton HookerM J BerkeleyRobert Dundas ThomsonWilliam TaylorW L WaltonAll authors
Publisher: London : John Murray, Albemarle Street, London : Bradbury and Evans, Printers, Whitefriars, 1854. [1854]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Travel literature
Named Person: Joseph Dalton Hooker; Joseph Dalton Hooker
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Dalton Hooker; M J Berkeley; Robert Dundas Thomson; William Taylor; W L Walton; Ludwig Gruner; A Petermann; J. & C. Walker (Firm),; John Murray (Firm),; Bradbury & Evans,
OCLC Number: 4820553
Notes: "London : Bradbury and Evans, Printers, Whitefriars"--Title page verso.
"In two volumes" appears after statement of responsibility.
"With maps and illustrations."
Volume 1: xxvii, [1], 408 pages, 10 unnumbered leaves of plates (2 folded) ; volume 2: xii, 487, [1] pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates.
Some illustrations by: W. Taylor, Esq. and J.D. Hooker; some illustrations engraved by: W.L. Walton, L. Gruner ; maps engraved by: A. Petermann, J. & C. Walker.
Includes errata.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations (some color), 2 folded maps ; 22 cm (8vo)
Contents: Appendix A Meteorological observations in Behar, and in the valleys of the Soane and Ganges --
Appendix B On the mineral constituents and algæ of the hot-springs of Behar, the Himalaya, and other parts of India, etc., including notes on the fungi of the Himalaya / by Dr. R.D. Thomson and the Rev. M.J. Berkeley --
Appendix C On the soils of Sikkim --
Appendix D An aurora seen from Baroon on the east bank of the Soane River --
Appendix E Physical geography of the Sikkim Himalaya, East Nepal, and adjacent provinces of Tibet --
Appendix F On the climate of Sikkim --
Appendix G On the relative humidity, and absolute amount of vapour contained in the atmosphere at different elevations in the Sikkim Himalaya --
Appendix H On the temperature of the soil at various elevations --
Appendix I On the decrement of temperature in ascending the Sikkim Himalaya Mountains and Khasia Mountains --
Appendix J On the measurement of altitudes by the boiling-point thermometer --
Appendix K Actinometer observations --
Appendix L Table of elevations.
Other Titles: Notes of a naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, the Khasia Mountains, & c
Responsibility: by Joseph Dalton Hooker, M.D., R.N., F.R.S.

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