Earth sciences in the correspondence of Ferdinando Visconti

Vladimiro Valerio


The publication of the correspondence of Ferdinando Visconti has recently brought into focus the moral and scientific importance of one of the most famous Neapolitan scientist of the 19th century. Aim of this paper is to highlight the topics related to earth sciences, programs and activities carried out in the Topographical Office and in the Academy of Science of Naples under the auspices and the direction of Ferdinando Visconti.

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Published by INGV, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia - ISSN: 2037-416X