Account of a Survey of the Mer de Glace and its Environs

  • James D. Forbes
Part of the The Geographical Readings series book series (GR)


It was the especial object of my journey in 1842 to observe accurately the rate of motion of some extensive glacier at different points of its length and breadth.


Annual Motion Vertical Hole Confluent Glacier Glacier Motion Extensive Glacier 
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© Macmillan Publishers Limited 1972

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  • James D. Forbes

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