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Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition, Chapter 24: 1872: Aet. 65. (search)
s foreground on the shore of Indian Reach, to the south of Lackawanna Cove, is a large moraine resembling the horse-backs, in the State of Maine, New England. The top was as level as a railroad embankment. The anchorage for the night was in Eden Harbor, and for that evening, at least, it was lovely enough to deserve its name. The whole expanse of its land-locked waters, held between mountains and broken by islands, was rosy and purple in the setting sun. The gates of the garden were closed,afforded landing or foothold. The collections here, therefore, were small; but a good haul was made with the trawl net, which gathered half-a-dozen species of echinoderms, some small fishes, and a number of shells. Fog detained the vessel in Eden Harbor till a late hour in the morning, but the afternoon was favorable for the passage through the English Narrows, the most contracted part of Smythe's Channel. It is, indeed, a mere mountain defile, through which the water rushes with such force
miral, 454, 458. Deep-sea dredgings, 671, 672, 690-704, 715. Deep-sea fauna, 707. De Kay, 436. De la hive, A., invites Agassiz to Geneva, 276. Desor, 282, 287, 300, 317, 320, 324, 332, 442, 446, 448, 450. Dinkel, Joseph, 92, 137, 141, 174, 177, 189, 250, 287. Dinkel, his description of Agassiz, 93. Dollinger, 45, 52, 54, 90, 150. Dravton, 422. Drift-hills, 654. E. Easter fete, 10, 11. Echinarachnius parma, 489. Echinoderms, relation to medusa, 489. Eden Harbor, 745. Egerton, Lord, Francis, buys original drawings, 262. 311. Egerton, Sir, Philip, 232, 249, 251, 262, 562. Elizabeth islands, 718. Embryonic and specific development, 490. Emerson, R. W., 459, 525, 619, 621. Emperor of Brazil, 625, 632, 634, 637, 640. England, first visit to, 248; generosity of naturalists, 250; second visit to, 306. English Narrows, 745. Enniskillen, Lord, 251, 562. Equality of races, 604. Escher von der Linth, 320, 332. Esslingen, 48.