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The natural history of Iceland containing a particular and accurate account of the different soils, burning mountains, minerals, vegetables, metals, stones, beasts, birds, and fishes : together with the disposition, customs, and manner of living of the inhabitants by Niels Horrebow

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Published by Printed for A. Linde [and 8 others] in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Natural history -- Iceland,
  • Meteorology -- Iceland,
  • Iceland -- Description and travel

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementinterspersed with an account of the island, by Mr. Anderson ... to which is added, a meteorological table ... translated from the Danish original of N. Horrebow ..
SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
ContributionsAnderson, Johann, 1674-1743
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxx, 207 p.
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15214919M
LC Control Number87550378

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This book, The natural history of Iceland, by Niels Horrebow, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. This book was created using print-on-demand technology. Thank you for supporting classic : Paperback.   The natural history of Iceland: Translated from the Danish original of Mr. N. Horrebow. And illustrated with a new general map of the island. Paperback – Author: Niels Horrebow. "The Natural history of Iceland (Um Íslands a skiljanlegar náttúrur) here appears in print for the first time."--Page xxiii. Description: xxviii, 40 pages 9 plates (including folded map) 25 cm. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

A book titled “The Natural History of Iceland”, published in London. The book is bound in Morocco leather, printed on laid paid and includes a pull-out engraving of a map of Iceland. A nameplate is affixed with the Melville family crest. The natural history of Iceland: containing a particular and accurate account of the different soils, burning mountains, minerals, vegetables, metals, stones, beasts, birds, and fishes; together with the disposition, customs, and manner of living of the inhabitants. The primary role of the IINH is to conduct basic research on the zoology, botany and geology of Iceland; to handle systematic documentation of nature in Iceland; and to preserve research findings and specimens in scientific collections. The IINH maintains databases on nature in Iceland and is charged with maintaining an overview and providing advice and instruction on nature conservation and natural . The authors are Thor Thordurson of the University of Hawai and Armann Hoskuldsson of the South Iceland Institute of Natural History. This book is the third publication in the series on "Classical Geology in Europe" For those who want a deeper understanding of the Icelandic geology - especialy its vulcanic natur - this is a must" C ".

Buy The Natural History of Iceland by Niels Horrebow from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ stars. A look at Iceland through the lens of the Icelandic sagas with splendid photographs. I expected a modern travel memoir, à la Lonely Planet; instead it intertwines the sagas with the geography of the island. This book and another recent read, Call the Nurse — set in the Scottish Hebrides — remark that these island cultures retain much medieval influence/5(41). Description of plants and animals of Iceland. They are illustrated by wildlife photography. Also landscape photography of Iceland by the author is shown as well as other matters concerning the Natural History of Iceland. What we know of Iceland’s earliest settlers can be largely traced back to the Landnámabók, or the “Book of Settlements”, a five-part medieval manuscript that tells the story of the Norsemen discovering and settling the country in the 9th and 10th century. See also: Vikings & Norse Gods in Iceland.