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The Sky-Glows


I WAS not aware before reading Mr. Leslie's letter in NATURE of the 11th inst. (p. 463) that any of the phenomena supposed to be connected with the volcanic dust had been seen before the eruption of Krakatoa in May 1883. Would the whole text of the description of those seen in February 1883 in Natal, from which Mr. Leslie gives a quotation, indicate them to be exactly similar to those seen since the great eruption? Where can a description of them be found?

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