Dana, and now commonly used in scientific writings as a specific term for the real Prussian amber.
Dana, but, as already stated, has later received support on purely physical grounds.
MacDaire, the famous Munster warrior, and the children of Calatin Dana, in revenge for their father's death (see Celt: Irish Literature).
Dana of Columbia College the elementary facts of electromagnetism.
Dana, To Cuba and Back (Boston, 18J9); J.
It is, however, likely that this formation occurs in Greenland, for in Dana Bay, Captain Feilden found a species of Spirifera and Productus mesolobus or costatus, though it is possible that these fossils represent the " Ursa stage " (Heer) of the Lower Carboniferous.
The theories of Darwin, Agassiz, Dana, Semper, Murray and others had led to apparently interminable discussion, and the great boring experiments at Funafuti atoll, which were expected to be crucial, gave results that backed both the rival theories of Darwin and Murray.
FRANCIS DANA (1743-1811), American jurist, was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, on the 13th of June 1743.
He was the son of Richard Dana (1699-1772), a leader of the Massachusetts provincial bar, and a vigorous advocate of colonial rights in the pre-revolutionary period.
Francis Dana graduated at Harvard in 1762, was admitted to the bar in 1767, and, being an opponent of the British colonial policy, became a leader of the Sons of Liberty, and in 1774 was a member of the first provincial congress of Massachusetts.
HiS SOD, Richard Henry Dana (1787-1879), was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on the 15th of November 1787.
Richard Henry Dana (1815-1882), son of the last-mentioned, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on the 1st of August 1815.
The book attained an almost unprecedented popularity both in America and in Europe, where it was translated into several languages; and it came to be considered a classic. Immediately after the appearance of this book Dana began the practice of law, which brought him a large number of maritime cases.
On the night following the surrender of Burns (May 1854) Dana was brutally assaulted on the Boston streets.
He brought out in 1865 an edition of Wheaton's International Law, his notes constituting a most learned and valuable authority on international law and its bearings on American history and diplomacy; but immediately after its publication Dana was charged by the editor of two earlier editions, William Beach Lawrence, with infringing his copyright, and was involved in litigation which was continued for thirteen years.
In such minor matters as arrangement of notes and verification of citations the court found against Dana, but in the main Dana's notes were vastly different from Lawrence's.
In 1865 Dana declined an appointment as a United States district judge.
See Charles Francis Adams, Richard Henry Dana: a Biography (2 vols., Boston Mass., 1891).
Dana and C. Hintze; for economic questions, the following: T.
Dana on Zoophytes (1846), Geology (1849) and Crustacea (2 vols., 1852-1854).
Dana and Jared Sparks.
Dana and Louis Agassiz had already arrived at the same conclusion.
Dana in 1824 at Franconia in New Hampshire.
In poetry, a pioneer of the modern spirit in American verse was Richard Henry Dana; and later came Bryant, Longfellow, Whittier, Lowell and Holmes.
This has been twice printed in comparatively recent times (Instrukcya Jak6ba Sobieskiego kasztelana Krakowskiego dana pane Orchowskiemu ze strony synow, Vilna, 1840).
Penilia (Dana, 1849) is perhaps the only exclusively marine genus.
Among them also is the peacock Calanid, Calocalanus pavo (Dana), with its highly ornamented antennae and gorgeous tail, the most beautiful species of the whole order (fig.
The Thaumatoessidae include Thaumatoessa (Kroyer), established earlier than its synonym Thaumaleus (Kroyer), or than Monstrilla (Dana, 1849).
Following the pioneer studies of Dana, the American palaeontologists and stratographers Bailey Willis, John M.
Dana introduced the term "as" for this rough kind of lava-stream, whilst he applied the term "pahoehoe" to those flows which have a smooth surface, or are simply wrinkled and ropy; these terms being used in this sense in Hawaii, in relation to the local lavas.
Cyclopaedia (Ripley and Dana), vol.
Dana, Manual of Geology (New York, 1862); W.
Dana, Characteristics of Volcanoes with Contribution of Facts and Principles from the Hawaiian Islands (New York, 1890); W.
In Burma the American Baptists, whose work began with Adoniram Judson in 1813, are conspicuous, and have had marked success among the Karens or peasant class, where the pioneer was George Dana Boardman (1827).
Streeter, Precious Stones and Gems (6th ed., 1898); Dana, System of Mineralogy (1899); Kunz and others, The Production of Precious Stones (in annual, Mineral Resources of the United States); M.
In 1781, at the age of fourteen, he accompanied Francis Dana (1743-1811), American envoy to Russia, as his private secretary; but Dana was not received by the Russian government, and in 1782 Adams joined his father at Paris, where he acted as "additional secretary" to the American commissioners in the negotiation of the treaty of peace which concluded the War of American Independence.
The popular name is applied to Owen's lake, at the end of Owen's river; to Mono lake, into which flow various streams rising in the Sierra between Mount Dana and Castle Peak; and to Death Valley, which contains the " sink " of the Amargosa river, and evidently was once an extensive lake, although now only a mud-flat in ordinary winters, and a dry, alkaline, desert plain in summer.
To the settled peasantry, these nomads of the steppe were always the enemy (dana, daha, i~iiaL, Dahae).
Dana, Francis G.
Dana, John S.
Dana (1757-1830) of Connecticut with his own.
Dana, in 18J7-63, a revised edition, with the word "new" dropped from the title, being issued under the same editorship in 1873-76.
Ripley was twice married, first in 1827 to Miss Sophia Willard Dana (d.
1861), a daughter of Francis Dana and a conspicuous figure at Brook Farm; and second, in 1865, to a young German widow, Mrs Augusta Schlossberger, who survived him and subsequently married Alphonse Pinede.