Definition of Mofettes
1. mofette [n] - See also: mofette
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mofettes
mofettes (current term)
Literary usage of Mofettes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of the Canadian Mining Institute by Canadian Mining Institute (1904)
"The " mofettes" or carbonic acid emanations, with or without water, are so well known in so many dormant or extinct volcanic districts, such as those near ..."
2. Geological record (1878)
"[The " mofettes " of the Lower Engadine.] Bull. Soc. Vaud. Sci. Nat. ser. ... The " mofettes " are hollows in metamorphic rocks, full of carbonic acid gas, ..."
3. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1904)
"The existence of carbon dioxide springs (mofettes), such as the " Dog Grotto" near ... Under the old view the mofettes were compelled to derive their carbon ..."
4. Switzerland: And the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1877)
"Mineral springs and 'mofettes' abound in the vicinity. The waters of the Lucius and Emérita springs, both containing salt and carbonate of soda, ..."
5. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1904)
"The existence of carbon dioxide springs (mofettes), such as the "dog grotto" ... Under the old view the mofettes were compelled to'derive their carbon from ..."
6. Physical, Chemical, and Geological Researches on the Internal Heat of the Globe by Gustav Bischof (1841)
"... ff Davy's hypothesis does not account for the exhalations of carbonic acid gas (mofettes), which not only succeed every eruption of Vesuvius, ..."
7. French Prose edited by Jules Luquiens (1895)
"15 Les curieux et les savants ont admiré d'autres phénomènes dont on a beaucoup parlé, particulièrement l'apparition de mofettes (émanations de gaz) sur ..."