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The Remarkable Sunsets

Nature volume 29, page 477 | Download Citation



WITH reference to the theory that the red sunsets are due to volcanic dust in the air, I think that the following extract from a letter which has been forwarded to me is of considerable interest. The writer is Mr. Frederick Spofforth, and his letter is dated January 29, from Collaroy, 150 miles from Sydney. It will be observed that the corroboration which he gives to the theory in question is the more striking from the fact of its being so completely unconscious.

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