It was named by Professor Collett in honour of its discoverer, who described it as living on the highest parts of the mountains, in the densest scrub and most inaccessible places.
For the practical measurement of field intensity du Bois has used plates of the densest Jena flint glass.
The densest anthracite is of ten of a semi-metallic lustre, resembling somewhat that of graphite.
Whiteand black-tailed deer and black bear inhabit the densest forests.
The railway to Kumasi, cut through one of the densest forest regions, is described under Gold Coast.
It is extremely wild, feeding by night and sleeping by day in the densest jungle.
The forests occupy the river valleys and are densest in the east and north-east of the state.
As a rule, the density increases with the amount of carbon, but in some instances a very high specific gravity is due to intermixed earthy matters, which are always denser than even the densest form of coal substance.
But, since 1871, the Jewish population of Germany shows a far smaller increase than that of the Christian confessions, and even in the parts of the country where the Jewish population is densest it has shown a tendency to diminish.
Of multiple stars the most famous is 0 Orionis, situated near the densest part of the great Orion nebula.
The triangular tract between the Ganges and the Gogra and the boundary of Oudh is the most fertile corner of the Gangetic plain, and contains the densest population.
They grow in the densest timber stand known.
The coal and iron have made parts of the region the busiest manufacturing districts, and the centres of densest population, in the country, or even in the world.
In the densest forests the trees, struggling through the tangle of underwood to the light, are often 150 ft.
Phoenicia and the Lebanon have the densest population, over 70 to the square mile, while Palestine, the north part of the western plateau east of Jordan, the oases of Damascus and Aleppo, the Orontes valley, and parts of Cornmagene, are well peopled.
In the middle section, which has a length of some 75 m., the river runs in a deep narrow valley covered with the densest forest.
They inhabit the densest jungles and are very shy, avoiding contact with strangers, and flying to the hills on the least alarm; but they bear a good character for honesty and truthfulness.
Of these three natural divisions the plateau possesses the most fertile soil, generally of the kind known as "black cotton," but the low-lying plain has the densest population.
The cotton counties, which are the counties of densest coloured habitancy, exemplify this fact with great clearness.
But since the advent of British administration the history of Bengal has substantially been a record of prosperity; the teeming population of its river valleys is one of the densest in the world, and the purely agricultural districts of Saran and Muzaffarpur in the Patna division support over 900 persons to the square mile, a number hardly surpassed elsewhere except in urban areas.
This forest is densest on the east side, and for about 120 m.
The population is densest in the south-west corner (which includes Cape Town, the capital) where the white outnumbers the coloured population.