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The Andes and the Amazon

James Orton

The Andes and the Amazon

or across the continent of South America

by James Orton

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English


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StatementJames Orton
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 645 p. :
Number of Pages645
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24599501M

This book, with the subtitle "Across the Continent of South America" describes the scientific expedion of to the equatorial Andes and the Amazon. The . From the Andes to the Amazon Day 9 - Wednesday After spending our last night at altitude we will journey down the eastern slopes of the Andes through many microclimates and deep into the Amazon Basin. Students will watch as the landscape changes dramatically as the group loses altitude on the descent into the basin.

Buy Andes 1st Edition by Jacobs, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(28). The Andes and The Amazon James ORTON ( - ) This book, with the subtitle "Across the Continent of South America" describes the scientific expedion of to the equatorial Andes and the Amazon. The route was from Guayaquil to Quito, over the Cordillera, through the forest to Napo, and, finally, on the Rio Napo to Pebas on the Maranon.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Orton, James, Andes and the Amazon, or, Across the continent of South America. New York: Harper & Brothers, The Andes and the Amazon; or, Across the Continent of South America. By James Orton., Professor of Natural History in Vassar College, U.S., &c.


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Inunder the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution, Mr. Orton, who for many years was professor of natural history in Vassar College, led an exploring expedition to the equatorial Andes and the river Amazon; the experiences of the party being vivaciously set forth in this popular.

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