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Early Discoverers III: A Letter From Agassiz on Glaciation

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The following is part of a letter from Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz to Professor Benjamin Peirce, Superintendent, United States Coast Survey. It was written from Cambridge, Mass., and dated 2 December 1871. The original cannot be traced but a copy in pamphlet form, from which the following is extracted, is in the possession of the Society.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: March 1, 1949

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