The voyage of the "Challenger" : the Atlantic : a preliminary account of the general results of the exploring voyage of H.M.S. "Challenger" during the year 1873 and the early part of the year 1876 (Book, 1878) [WorldCat.org]
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The voyage of the "Challenger" : the Atlantic : a preliminary account of the general results of the exploring voyage of H.M.S. "Challenger" during the year 1873 and the early part of the year 1876

Author: C Wyville Thomson, Sir
Publisher: New York : Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1878.
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Wyville Thomson was the chief scientist of the Challenger Expedition, a major landmark in the history of oceanography. This item is a popular account of the marine life observed, physical oceanography, and physiography of the Atlantic Ocean. Although filled with maps, diagrams, and sketches of the abyssal marine life brought up by their dredgings, the most significant illustration in this work is the frontispiece  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomson, C. Wyville (Charles Wyville), Sir, 1830-1882.
Voyage of the "Challenger".
New York : Harper, 1878
(OCoLC)655300672
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Wyville Thomson, Sir
OCLC Number: 1821288
Notes: Originally published: London : Macmillan, 1877.
Includes index.
Frontispiece engraved by C.H. Jeens, from a photograph.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Atlantic
Responsibility: by Sir C. Wyville Thomson.

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Wyville Thomson was the chief scientist of the Challenger Expedition, a major landmark in the history of oceanography. This item is a popular account of the marine life observed, physical oceanography, and physiography of the Atlantic Ocean. Although filled with maps, diagrams, and sketches of the abyssal marine life brought up by their dredgings, the most significant illustration in this work is the frontispiece of Volume 2, a map of the Atlantic Ocean that showed the outline of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

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