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Ice-Caves Of France And Switzerland

By: G. F. Browne
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Ice-Caves of France and Switzerland" is a fascinating exploration of the subterranean wonders hidden under the icy landscapes of Europe, authored with the aid of G. F. Browne. Published inside the mid-nineteenth century, this book is an amazing account of Browne's adventurous journey through the glacial caves of France and Switzerland. In this fascinating work, Browne takes readers on an immersive excursion into the heart of those natural wonders, describing in shiny detail the awe-inspiring beauty of the ice formations, crystal-clear swimming pools, and surreal landscapes observed in the caves. His vivid descriptions and keen observations delivery readers into the depths of these frozen marvels, evoking a feel of wonder and amazement. Moreover, Browne gives treasured insights into the geological approaches that shape these caves and the particular ecosystems that thrive within them. He combines medical interest with a deep appreciation for the natural international, making the e book now not most effective a journey narrative but also a valuable aid for geologists and naturalists. "Ice-Caves of France and Switzerland" is a testament to Browne's adventurous spirit and his willpower to capturing the grandeur of nature's hidden wonders. It continues to inspire readers to discover the mysteries of our planet's geological wonders and to appreciate the profound splendor that exists under the surface of the Earth.

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G. F. Browne

George Forrest Browne (4 December 1833 – 1 June 1930) was an English bishop who served as the first Anglican Bishop of Stepney from 1895 until his appointment as Bishop of Bristol in 1897. Browne was born in York in 1833 and attended St Peter's School in York as well as St Catharine's College in Cambridge. In 1856, he became the 30th wrangler. He received a 2nd class honours degree in theology in 1857 and was ordained in 1858. After a period of schoolmastering in Scotland, he returned to his college as a Fellow in 1863. He then held numerous positions and served as a parish priest for a period. He rose to prominence as an archaeologist, serving as Disney Professor of Archaeology at Cambridge from 1889 until 1902. Following an incumbency in Ashley, Cambridgeshire, he steadily progressed through the Church's hierarchy. From 1891 to 1895, he was Canon Residentiary at St Paul's Cathedral before being elevated to the suffragan bishopric of the Diocese of London (now titled Bishop of Stepney), a position he held until achieving diocesan bishop status and advancement to the See of Bristol. Browne left his Professorship at the age of 62 to become Bishop of Stepney in 1895 and Bishop of Bristol in 1897. He stayed in Bristol until 1914.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 230Pages
  • ISBN-10:935932423X
  • ISBN-13:9789359324234
  • Item Weight: 345g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.9mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General