Climatology of the United States : and of the temperate latitudes of the North American continent, embracing a full comparison of these with the climatology of the temperate latitudes of Europe and Asia, and especially in regard to agriculture, sanitary investigations, and engineering ...


Lorin Blodget
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First edition of the "first work of importance on the climatology of any portion of America. It was so carefully and thoroughly done that subsequent myriads of observations have essentially confirmed Blodget's major conclusions." Blodget was on the staff of the Smithsonian Institution, in charge of researches on climatology.