Geologist & Geographer Arnold Henry Guyot Hand Written Letter. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. In 1838, at Agassiz’s suggestion, he visited the Swiss glaciers and communicated the results of his six-week investigation to the Geological Society of France. He was the first to point out certain important observations relating to glacial motion. Among other things he noted the more rapid flow of the center than of the sides, and the more rapid flow of the top than of the bottom of glaciers; described the laminated or ribboned structure of the glacial ice; and ascribed the movement of glaciers to a gradual molecular displacement rather than to a sliding of the ice mass as held by de Saussure. The suspension of that institution in 1848 caused Guyot to emigrate, at Agassiz’s instance, to the United States, where he settled in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He delivered a course of lectures at the Lowell Institute. Which were afterward published as Earth and Man (Boston 1849). For several years the Massachusetts Board of Education. Retained his services as a lecturer on geography and methods of instruction to the normal schools and teachers’ institutes. He was occupied with this work until his appointment, in 1854, as professor of physical geography and geology at Princeton University. Which office he retained until his death. He was also for several years lecturer on physical geography in the State Normal School in Trenton, New Jersey. And from 1861 to 1866 lecturer in the Princeton Theological Seminary. He also gave courses in the Union Theological Seminary. New York, and at Columbia College. He founded the museum at Princeton, many of the specimens of which are from his own collections. His scientific work in the United States included the perfection of plans for a national system of meteorological. Most of these were conducted under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution. His extensive meteorological observations led to the establishment of the United States Weather Bureau. And his Meteorological and Physical Tables 1852, revised ed. 1884 were long standard. Also known as a tablemount, is an isolated underwater volcanic mountain seamount. , with a flat top over 200 metres (660 feet) below the surface of the sea. The diameters of these flat summits can exceed 10 km (6.2 mi). The term “guyot” was coined by Harry Hammond Hess. And named after Arnold Guyot. Guyot rejected Darwin’s theory of human evolution. And, at the same time, he accepted Hugh Miller. S views on the book of Genesis, thinking that the days described there might have taken a longer period of time. Scientist James Dwight Dana. Described Guyot as a fervently religious man, living as if ever in communion with his Heavenly Parent; a Christian, following closely in the footsteps of his Master. View more great items. The item “Geologist & Geographer Arnold Henry Guyot Hand Written Letter With Mueller COA” is in sale since Thursday, October 19, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Bahamas, Viet nam, Uruguay.
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