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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 314 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SOUTH AFRICA: Johannesburg, Geol. Soc. of S. A. (1895), Trans. (1895, &c.). UNITED STATES: Louisville, Ky., Ohio Falls Geolog. Soc. San Francisco, California State Geolog. Soc. (1876). New York, Geol. Soc. of Amer. (1888), Bull. Washington, Geol. Soc. of Washing-ton (1893). FRANCE: Lille, Soc. Geol. du Nord (1870), Annales (1874, &e.). Havre, Soc. Geol. de Normandie, Bull. (1873, &c.). Paris, Soc. Geol. de France (183o, recognized 1832), awards the Prix Viquesnel (£4o) every three years, Bull. (183o, &c.) and Mem. (1833, &c.) ; Soc. Franc. de Mineralogie (1878, recognized 1886), formerly Soc. Mineral. de France, Bull. 1879, &c.). Saint-Etienne, Soc. d'Ind. Minerale (1855), Bull. (1855, &c.). GERMANY and AUSTRIA-HUNGARY: Berlin, Deutsche Geol. Ges. (1848), Ztschr. (1849, &c.), Monatsberichte (1903, &c,); Budapest, Magyarhoni Foldtani Tarsulat 185o) or Hungarian Geolog. Soc. (185o), Foldtani Kozlony. Briinn, Wernerscher Geol. Ver., Jahresber. Darmstadt, Mittelrheinischer Geolog. Ver. (1851), Mittheil. (1853, &c.). Dresden, Gebirgs-Ver. (1855). SWITZERLAND: Schweizerische Geolog. Ges. (1882), section of Allg. Schw. Ges. Zurich, Schweiz. Paleonlol. Ges. (1874), Abhandl. (1875, &c.). ITALY: Rome, Soc. Sismol. Ital. (1895), Boll.; Soc. Geol. Ital., founded at the second International Geological Congress. BELGIUM: Antwerp, Soc. Paleonlol. (1857), Bull. Brussels, Soc. Beige de Geol., de Paleont. et d'Hydrol. (1887), Bull., Mem. and Proc.-verb. Charleroi, Soc. Paleonlol. (1863), Documents et Rapports (1866, &c.). Liege, Soc. Geol. de Belgique, Annales (1874, &C.). SWEDEN: Stockholm, Geologiska Forening (1871), Forhandlingar (1872, &c.). RUSSIA: St Petersburg, Imp. Russian Mineralog. Soc. (1816), Trans., pub. in Russian, German and French (183o, &c.). ARGENTINE REPUBLIC: Buenos Aires, Soc. Paleonlol. MEXICO: Mexico, Soc. Geol. Mexicana (1904), Bol. The International Meteorological Congress first met at Brussels in 1853. The Royal Meteorological Society (185o) of London was incorporated in 1866; its organ is Quarterly Journal (1873, &c.). To this must be added the British Rainfall Society; the Scottish Meteorological Society holds its meetings at Edinburgh and issues a Journal (1866, &c.). Port Louis (Mauritius), Meteorolog. Soc., Trans. (1853, &c.). Paris, Soc. Meteorolog. de France 1852), Annuaire (1853, &c.) and Nouvelles Meteorolog. (1868, &c.). Berlin, Deutsche Meteor. Ges. (1883), Ztschr. Hamburg, Deutsche Meteorolog. Ges. (1883), Ztschr. Magdeburg, Yes. f. landwirtsch. Wetterkunde (1881). Meissen, Gesellsch., Isis. Vienna, Osterreich. Ges. f. Meteorol., Zeitschrift (1866, &c.). Modena, Soc. Meteorolog. Ital. Gothenburg, Kungl. Vetenskaps- och Vitterhets-samhallet (1778), Handligar. The Royal Microscopical Society (1839, incorporated 1866), with Transactions (1842–1868) and Journal (1869, &c.); the Quekett Microscopical Club (1865), with a Journal (1868, &c.); and the Postal Microscopic Society (1873), also with a Journal, are located in London. There are suburban societies at Ealing (1877), Hackney (1877), Highbury (1878), South London (1871), and Sydenham 1871). In the provinces may be mentioned those at Bath (1859), Birmingham (188o), Bolton (1877), Bradford (1882), Bristol (1843), Carlisle, Chichester (Trans.), Croydon (187o, Trans.), Dublin (1840), East Kent (1858), Edinburgh, Liverpool (1868, Trans.), Manchester(188o), and Sheffield (1877). In the United States the State Mikroscop. Soc. of Illinois publishes the Lens (1872, &c.); Buffalo, Amer. Soc. of Microscopists; New York, Microsco . Soc.; Urbana, Amer. Micros. Soc. (1878), Proc. (1879), Trans. 1895, &c.). Brussels, Soc. Beige de Mikroskop. (1875), Proc.-verb. 1875, &c.) and Annales (1876, &c.). Berlin, Ges. f. Mikroskop. (1877), Ztschr. (1878, &c.). Hanover, Ges. f. Mikroskop. (1879), Jahresber. IX. BOTANY AND HORTICULTURE Linnaean societies, which usually deal with both zoology and botany, are placed in the general class (No. i.). The Congres International d'Horticulture first met at Brussels in 1864, and the Congres International de Botanique at Amsterdam in 1865. The Royal Botanic Society of London (incorporated 1839) has gardens in the inner circle of Regent's Park, and issues a Quarterly Record (188o, &c.). The Royal Horticultural Society (established in 1804, incorporated in 18o9) has gardens at Chiswick, and publishes a Journal (1846, &c.). The chief provincial societies are—Aberdeen, North of Scott. Hortic. Assoc. (1879), Trans. Arbroath, Hortic. Assoc. (188o). Birmingham, Bot. and Hortic. Soc. (1829), gardens. Dublin, Roy. Hortic. Soc. (1830). Liverpool, Bot. Soc. (1906). Edinburgh, Bot. Soc. (1836), Proc. (1837, &c.) and Trans. (1844, &c.); Royl Scottish Arboric. Soc. (1854), Trans.; Cryptogamic Soc. of Scott. (1875). CANADA: Kingston, Bot. Soc. of Canada (186o), Annals (1861, &c.).
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