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Only the principal works consulted and found to contain valid contributions to the solution of the problem of the earth's interior.

BALL, SIR ROBERT STOWELL, LL. D., F. R. S., Lowndean Professor of Astronomy in the University of Cambridge. A Popular Guide to the Heavens. New York. D. Van Nostrand Company. 1904.

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BRUCE, WILLIAM S., LL.D., F. R. S. E. Polar Exploration. New York. Henry Holt and Company. 1911.

BUEL, J. W. The World's Wonders as Seen by the Great Tropical and Polar Explorers. St. Louis, Mo., and Philadelphia, Pa., Historical Publishing Company. 1884.

CHAMBERLAIN, THOMAS CHROWDER, head of the department of geology, the University of Chicago. The Origin of the Earth. Chicago. University of Chicago Press. 1916.

CHAMBERS, GEORGE F., F. R. A. S. Stories of the Universe: the Stars. New York, Review of Reviews Company. 1909.

COOK, DR. FREDERICK A., My Attainment of the Pole. New York and London, Mitchell Kennerley. 1913.

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FLAMMARION, CAMILLE, translated from the French and edited by James Glaisher, F. R. S., The Atmosphere. New York, Harper & Brothers. 1873.

GIBSON, CHARLES, F. R. S. E., The Romance of Scientific Discovery. London, Seeley Service & Co. 1914.

GIBSON, CHARLES, F. R. S. E., The Great Ball on Which We Live. London, Seeley Service & Co. 1915.

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GORDON, W. J., Round About the North Pole. New York., E P. Dutton & Company. 1907.

GREELY, ADOLPHUS W., Three Years of Arctic Service, An Account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition of 1881-1884 and the Attainment of the Farthest North. New York. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1886.

GREW, EDWIN SHARPE, M. A., The Growth of a Planet. New York. The Macmillan Company. 1911.

GREW, E. S., M. A., editor of "Knowledge." The Romance of Geology. London. Seeley & Co. 1911.

HAYES, DR. I.I., The Open Polar Sea: a Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery Towards the North Pole in the Schooner United States. New York. Hurd & Houghton. 1867.

KANE, ELISHA KENT, M. D., U. S. N. Arctic Explorations in the Years 1853-54-55. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott & Company. 1856.

KANE, ELISHA KENT, M.D., U. S. N., Arctic Explorations in Search of Sir John Franklin. 1853-54-55. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott & Company. 1856.

LE CONTE, JOSEPH. Elements of Geology. New York. D. Appleton & Company. 1909.

NORDENSKIOLD, DR. N. OTTO G. and DR. JOHANN GUNNAR ANDERSON, Antarctic: or Two Years Amongst the Ice of the South Pole. London, Hurst & Blacket. New York, The Macmillan Company. 1905.

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PAYER, JULIUS, one of the commanders of the expedition, New Lands Within the Arctic Circle. New York. A. Appleton & Company. 1877.

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PROCTOR, RICHARD A., The Poetry of Astronomy. London. Longmans, Green & Co. 1880.

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MACPHERSON, HECTOR, JR. The Romance of Modern Astronomy. London. Seeley, Service & Co. 1913.

MAUNDER, E. WALTER. F. R. A. S., Superintendent of the Solar Department, Royal Greenwich Observatory. Are the Planets Inhabited? London and New York. Harper & Brothers. 1913.

MELVILLE, GEORGE 'W., Chief Engineer, U. S. N. A Narrative of the Search for Lieutenant-Commander De Long, Followed by an Account of the Greely Relief Expedition. Boston. Hough-ton Mifflin Company. 1892.

MILLER, HON. J. MARTIN, editor. Discovery of the North Pole: Dr. Frederick Cook's Own Story of How He Reached the North Pole, April 21, 1908, and the Story of Commander Peary's Discovery of April 6, 1909. 1909.

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MOULTON, F. R. An Introduction to Astronomy. New York. The Macmillan Company. 1906.

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