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Geographical Notes

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THE following papers will be read at the German “Geographentag” which will meet at Halle on April 11-14:—On some scientific results of the voyage of the Gazelle, particularly from a zoogeographical point of view, by Prof. Studer (Berne); on the progress of our knowledge of Sumatra, by Prof. Kan (Amsterdam); on the alleged influence of the earth's rotation upon the formation of river-beds, by Prof. Zöppritz (Königsberg); on the colonies of Germans and their neighbours in Western Europe, by Herr Meitzen (Berlin); on the historical development of geographical instruction, by Dr. Kropatschek (Brandenburg); on the treatment of subjects relating to conveyance in geographical instruction, by Prof. Paulitschke (Vienna); on the introduction of metrical measures in geographical instruction, by Prof. Wagner (Göttingen); on the relation between anthropology and ethnology, by Prof. Gerland (Strassburg); on the ethnological conditions of Northern Africa, by Dr. Nachtigal (Berlin); on the Polar question, by Prof. Neumayer (Hamburg); on the geographical distribution of Alpine lakes, by Prof. Credner (Greifswald); on the true definition of the development of coasts, by Prof. Günther (Ansbach); on geographical instruction in its relation to natural sciences, by Prof. Schwalbe (Berlin); on the Guldberg-Mohn theory of horizontal air currents, by Prof. Overbeck (Halle); on the systematic furtherance of the scientific topography of Germany, by Herr Lehmann (Halle). The meeting will be combined with a geographical exhibition.

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