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problem of Krakatao as seen by a botanist

Cornelis Andries Backer

problem of Krakatao as seen by a botanist

by C. A. Backer. Published by the author.

by Cornelis Andries Backer

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Published by Printed by H. Van Ingen in [Sourabaya (Java) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indonesia,
  • Krakatoa.
    • Subjects:
    • Botany -- Indonesia -- Krakatoa.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK962.D8 B3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., 299 p.
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL236441M
      LC Control Numberagr30000448
      OCLC/WorldCa5861063


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This latter is a book of tliree hundred pages under the title Tite Problem of Krakatao as seen by a Botanist. Backer, in opposition to Treub, Ernst, and most other scientists who have visited the main island since the catastrophe, concluded that it has not been proved, and that it is even improbable that the old wgetation was totally destroyed.

author, ) was also written in English. This latter is a book of tliree hundred pages under the title Tite Problem of Krakatao as seen by a Botanist. Backer, in opposition to Treub, Ernst, and most other scientists who have visited the main island since the catastrophe, concluded that it has not been proved, and that it is even improbable.

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But, you. This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: The problem of Krakatao as seen by a botanist / by C. Backer. Backer, C. (Cornelis Andries), Abstract. Of the vegetation of Krakatao before the catastrophe but very little is known.

From a series of old communications, collected by Mr. van den Berg 1) I derive the following data: Wouter Schouten mentions the high, densely wooded island of Krakatao which he passed in October In February J. Vogel saw to his astonishment „dass die Insul Cracketow „so bei meiner. 1 Backer, C.

The problem of Krakatao as seen by a botanist. Published by the author. For sale by Visser and Co., Weltevreden; Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague. pp., 3 pls.-Backer's work was not overjoyously received, to judge from reviews published in Nature and Ecology: "Mr.

Backer has much to say that is of great interest. Krakatoa is a scientific history of the eruption of Krakatoa, a volcano located on a small island between Java and Sumatra in what is now Indonesia and what was then the Dutch East Indies.

Like all Simon Winchester books, this one takes a long, erratic detour over the course of a couple hundred pages before actually reaching the point/5(K). Krakatoa is perhaps one of the most famous volcanoes that has exploded on earth in all of history, and it has even found itself in a children’s chapter book titled, The Twenty-One Balloons by.

^ Backer, C. (Cornelis Andries) (), The problem of Krakatao as seen by a botanist, C.A. Backer, retrieved 26 December ^ Rupert Furneaux (), Krakatoa, Englewood Cliffs, N.J Prentice-Hall, retrieved 26 December This book is a massive documentary analysis of Krakatauthe volcanic eruption and its effects.

It has almost every important analysis up to the date of publishing in - years s: Books. Alfred, E. & Seward, A.C., C.

Backer; The Problem of Krakatao as Seen By a Botanist (). Examines the "Krakatau problem"- whether or not all life was destroyed by the eruption. Rupert Furneaux; Krakatoa (). This came out just a. Krakatoa lies along the convergence of the Indian-Australian and Eurasian tectonic plates, a zone of high volcanic and seismic activity.

Sometime within the past million years, the volcano built a cone-shaped mountain composed of flows of volcanic rock alternating with layers of cinder and ash.

From its base, 1, feet ( metres) below sea level, the cone projected about 6, feet (1, The Problem of Krakatao as Seen by a Botanist C A Backer Häftad. Problem of Krakatao as Seen by a Botanist C A Backer E-bok. we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

The bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman and The Map That Changed the World examines the enduring and world-changing effects of the catastrophic eruption off the coast of Java of the earth's most dangerous volcano -- Krakatoa.

The legendary annihilation in of the volcano-island of Krakatoa -- the name has since become a byword for a cataclysmic disaster -- was followed by an. The problem of Krakatao as seen by a botanist. Weltevreden, Visser & Co & The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, ().

8vo. Original cloth (sl. soiled), spine lettered in gilt. With 3 illustrations. (6), pp. Privately printed. - The author was government botanist for the flora of Java. [Boeknr.: ] €Backer; the problem of krakatao as seen by a botanist ().

Examines the krakatau problem- whether or not all life was destroyed by the eruption. Get this from a library. the problem of krakatao as seen by a botanist. Krakatoa (the volcano) wasn't the largest or deadliest of recent indonesian volcanic eruptions. That. Krakatoa (Indonesian: Krakatau) was a volcanic island made of lava [2] in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in name is used for the island group, the main island (also called Rakata), and the volcano as a whole.

The volcano exploded inkill explosion is considered to be the loudest sound ever heard in modern history, with reports. C.A. Backer is the author of Flora of Java ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Problem of Krakatao as Seen by a Botanist ( av 4/5(3).

The eruption of Krakatoa (Indonesian: Letusan Krakatau ) in the Sunda Strait began on the afternoon of Sunday, 26 August —with origins as early as that May—and peaked on the late morning of Monday, 27 Augustwhen over 70% of the island of Krakatoa and its surrounding archipelago were destroyed as it collapsed into a caldera.

Krakatoa, or Krakatau (Indonesian: Krakatau), is a caldera in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in the Indonesian province of caldera is part of a volcanic island group (Krakatoa Archipelago) comprising four islands: two of which, Lang and Verlaten, are remnants of a previous volcanic edifice destroyed in eruptions long before the famous eruption.

Krakatoa exhibited its first stirrings in more than years on A German warship passing by reported a seven-mile high cloud of ash and dust over Krakatoa.

Krakatoa - The Day The World Exploded: 27 August by Simon Winchester pp, Viking, £ A year ago I reviewed Simon Winchester's The Map that Changed the World. KRAKATOA AL ESTE DE JAVA - Dir: Bernard L. KowalskiCast: Maximilian Schell Diane BakerBrian KeithMEXICOL.C.- 31 x Cms x 16 CHECK THE PICTURE FOR CONDITIONMost are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole.

I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet!Please see bigger. Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: Aug by Simon Winchester, C.

Grant and Company. Harper Perennial (March 1, ) Paperback ( pages) Simon Winchester tells the frightening tale of the biggest volcanic eruption in history using a blend of. This book is absolutely, completely beautiful.

I ordered a second because one of them I am adding to my permanent book collection- I couldn't bear to use it. If you are into journaling, art journaling, mixed media, planning, etc and are also into flora and plants, you have to have this book in your collection.

Get two- one to use and one to s: Anak Krakatoa (Child of Krakatoa) volcano is seen from Japanese helicopter carrier Kaga at the Indian Ocean, Indonesia, I worked on this very problem in with my colleagues.

PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN. Now he has crafted a vividly written book of plus pages about an event that was over in a matter of hours. KRAKATOA is certainly full of digressions that have only tangential relevance to its main subject but those digressions are so well researched, beautifully written and just plain.

A huge chunk of my education came at a cost of $ plus shipping in the form of this set of CDs smoothly, and knowingly read by the author in his charming English accent and covering the science, art, politics, history, government, sociology, geography, geology and more of the late 's but written as a suspenseful mystery/ adventure tale might be with chilling, thrilling vistas of.

The legendary annihilation in of the volcanoisland of Krakatoa -- the name has since become a byword for cataclysmic disaster -- was followed by an immense tsunami that killed nearly forty thousand people. Beyond the purely physical horrors of an event that has only very recently been properly understood, the eruption changed the world in more ways than could possibly be imagined/5(61).

The eruption of the Krakatau (or Krakatoa) on a small island located in the middle of the Sunda Strait (at the time part of the Netherlands East Indies) in August was, in many aspects, the. Krakatoa (Indonesian: Krakatau) is a volcanic island made of a'a lava [2] in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in name is used for the island group, the main island (also called Rakata), and the volcano as a whole.

The island exploded inkilling approximat people, although some estimates put the death toll much higher. The Longman book project. Schools around the world: School by a volcano. Harlow, Longman. Askew, G. Finding out about volcanoes. London, HarperCollins. Aswathanarayana, U., G.

International Association of Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry Working Group on Isotope, et al. IAGC-IAVCEI world directory of isotope geochemists. Sagar. Krakatoa, or Krakatau (Indonesian: Krakatau), is a caldera in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in the Indonesian province of Lampung.

The caldera is part of a volcanic island group (Krakatoa Archipelago) comprising four islands: two of which, Lang and Verlaten, are remnants of a previous volcanic edifice destroyed in eruptions long before the famous eruption.Krakatau Stories Number 1.

Nude Surfing in Semangka Bay. It is impossible for those of us fortunate enough to cruise Sunda Strait and visit the Krakatau group of islands, not to wonder what it was like during and after the Krakatau explosion in Augustor quietly shudder as we anchor in the shadow of the violently torn north face of Rakata Island.Anders Sparrman, another of Linnaeus's students, was a botanist on Cook's second voyage.

Another student, Pehr Kalm, traveled in the northeastern American colonies for three years studying American plants. Yet another, Carl Peter Thunberg, was the first Western naturalist to visit Japan in over a century; he not only studied the flora of Japan.