Lowell, Percival Mars and Its Canals

ISBN 13: 9780217509244

Mars and Its Canals

 
9780217509244: Mars and Its Canals

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INDEX Adamas, unmistakable double in 1903, 214. Aeria, white in, 76; ruddy color of, 148. Air (see Atmosphere), 86; necessity of, to life, 166,167; as important to astronomical calculations, 7. Air-waves, 250, 251, 273. Albedo, low, 162, 167. Alga;, 349. Amenthes, hibernation of, 317-324. Animalcula, in almost boiling geysers, 349. Aonium Sinus, two doubles suspected in, 242. Aquae Calidae, 208, 253, 315. Archaean age of the earth, 132, 133, 138. Areography, 20-31; beginning and progress of, 109; three periods in, 24. Arizona, 16; in desert belt, 13; plateau of, 18. Arnon, convergent double, 240. Artificiality, of canal system, 366, 368, 369, 370, 374; of oases, 366, 371. Ascraeus Lucus, 331; embraced by the double Gigas, 257. Astaboras, connection with Lucus Ismenius, 260-263. Atmosphere, of Mars, 62, 63, 71, 78, 79, 87; shown to exist, 80, 82, 83, 84, 163, 167; rare, 85, 86, 162, 167; effect on temperature, 80; constituents of, 162, 164, 166, 168. Autumn, length of Martian, in northern hemisphere, 35, 48; in southern, 35, 48. Axial tilt, 34, 36, 55, 155, 161; determinations of, 34, 36, 155; determines character of seasons, 34, 36; effect of, on presentation of arctic and antarctic regions, 70; effect of, on temperature of arctic and temperate regions, 88. Bacteria, plasm-eating beings, 353. Barometric pressure, 63, 85. Beer, 23, 26, 109. Bilateralism, 208; inherent attribute of canals, 209. Blue band, surrounding polar caps, 39, 40, 42,43,56,61,63,71, 161, 162, 168, 338, 339. Blue-green areas (see Dark Re- gions), 32, 67, 163; taken for seas, 110. British Nautical Almanac, 35. Brontes, development of, 304-312. Cambrian era of Earth, 139. Camera, the, 272; advantage of, 273; slower than the eye, 273; stars the peculiar province of, 273, 274. Canals, 11, 32, 163...

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