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Nero Life Boat.-A new life boat has has been lately found in considerable quan. been invented by Lieut. Gardiner, R. N. tity at Carlisle, about 34 miles west of Al. It supports eighteen men when filled with bany, state of New York, imbedded in clay water, and rights itself again spontaneous- slate, forming very extensive strata. ly when overset, even though its mast and first tried by a common smith as a substisail are standing

tute for borax, and has been found the Shower of Salt Water in Dumfriesshire. most useful flux ever employed in brazing -Some weeks ago a severe shower of salt and welding. By employing a very small water fell in the parish of St Mungo, in quantity of it in powder, instead of clay, he Dumfriesshire. The day after, when the welded easily the most refractory steel; and wind evaporated the water, the leaves of in brazing, it proved superior to borax, on evergreens, and branches of hedges, glisten. account of its remaining more fixed at a ed with crystals of salt.

high temperature. Scientific Expedition in America.-A Woodanium.-M. Lampadius gives the scientific party will proceed in March to ex above name to a new metal which he has plore the natural productions of the numer discovered in some English ores; but the ous large rivers tributary to the Mississippi. characters of the ores are not mentioned in They will go in a steam-boat now building the letter which he has addressed to Dr Mül. for the purpose at Pittsburg, and expect to ler on this subject. be absent for upwards of three years.


Universally Applicable Theory of the Say, Esq. of Philadelphia, will be one of Earth. A tract is in preparation on the

Theory of the Earth. We understand it is Subterranean Noises.-At Haddam, in to combine the principles (if there be any) Connecticut, for several years past, noises, of the Huttonian, Wernerian, Volcanic, and like the firing of small arms, have been con Breislackean, theories, in such a manner as tinually heard, which have been accompa to produce a consistent and harmonious nied with almost continual concussions of whole !! We would advise the author of the earth. So frequently have these effects this adventurous and very meritorious unbeen experienced, that they are quite disre- dertaking to write in such verse (as it must garded by the inhabitants. About six necessarily be a poem) as has been used in years since, however, a serious explosion took celebrating the volcanic fires of Ireland, and place, which rent and dislocated large masses in painting the formation of the organic of the granite mountains.

mountains and valleys of the black foSulphate of Strontian. This substance

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