Humboldt


Humboldt

Humboldt may refer to:

People

* Alexander von Humboldt, a German natural scientist
* Wilhelm von Humboldt (his brother), a linguist, philosopher, and diplomat

Places

Counties

* Humboldt County, California
* Humboldt County, Iowa
* Humboldt County, Nevada

Cities, towns/townships, villages

;In Canada:
* Humboldt, Saskatchewan

;In the USA:
* Humboldt, Arizona
* Humboldt, Illinois
* Humboldt, Iowa
* Humboldt, Kansas
* Humboldt, Nevada
* Humboldt, Minnesota
* Humboldt, Nebraska
* Humboldt, South Dakota
* Humboldt, Tennessee
* Humboldt, Brown County, Wisconsin
* Humboldt Township, Michigan
* Humboldt Township, Minnesota

Other locales
* Humboldt Hill, California
* Humboldt Park, Chicago, Illinois

hips

* "Alexander von Humboldt", a German Tall ship
* "A.v.Humboldt", a German research ship
* "Alexander von Humboldt", a German cruise ship

Geographical features

;Mountains:
* East Humboldt Range, Nevada
* Humboldt Range, Nevada
* Humboldt Mountains in Antarctica
* Humboldt Mountains in China
* Humboldt Mountains in New Zealand
* Humboldt Peak (Colorado), USA
* Mont Humboldt in New Caledonia
* Mount Humboldt in New Zealand
* Pico Humboldt in Venezuela
* West Humboldt Range, Nevada

;Forests, parks, nature preserves:
* Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California
* Humboldt Wildlife Management Area, Nevada
* Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada
* Parque Nacional Alejandro de Humboldt in Cuba

;Rivers, lakes, bays, marshes:
* Humboldt Bay, California
* Humboldt Falls, Fiordland, New Zealand
* Little Humboldt River, Nevada
* Lake Humboldt, Nevada
* Humboldt River, Nevada
* Humboldt Salt Marsh, Nevada
* Humboldt Sink, Nevada
* Humboldt Bay in New Guinea

;Other:
* Humboldt Current or Peru Current of the Pacific
* Humboldt Glacier in Greenland
* Humboldt Municipal Airport
* Mirador Humboldt in Tenerife
* Teluk Humboldt in Indonesia

Institutions

* Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, a German foundation for the promotion of international research cooperation
* Colegio Alemán Alexander von Humboldt, German School in Lima, Peru
* Colegio Alemán Alexander von Humboldt, German School in Mexico City
* Colégio Humboldt, German school in São Paulo, Brazil
* Colegio Humboldt, German school in Puebla, Mexico
* Colegio Humboldt, German school in Caracas, Venezuela
* Guevea de Humboldt, Oaxaca, Mexico
* Humboldt Shipmanagement, Valparaíso, Chile
* Humboldtschule (Bad Homburg), a German secondary school in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Hesse
* Humboldt High School, several high schools in the United States
* Humboldt Museum of Natural History (Museum für Naturkunde), part of the University
* Humboldt State University, California
* Humboldt University of Berlin (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
* Núcleo Pioneiro de Humboldt, scientific center in the Amazon Basin

Animals

* Humboldt's Big-eared Brown Bat ("Histiotus humboldti")
* Humboldt's Woolly Monkey ("Lagothrix lagotricha")
* Humboldt's squirrel monkey ("Saimiri sciureus cassiquiarensis")
* Humboldt Penguin ("Spheniscus humboldti")
* Humboldt's Hog-nosed Skunk ("Conepatus humboldtii")
* Humboldt's Black-headed Uakari ("Cacajao melanocephalus")
* Yeast species ("Pichia humboldtii")
* Humboldt sucker ("Catostomus occidentalis humboldtianus")
* Humboldt Squid ("Dosidicus gigas")
* Amazon River Dolphin subspecies ("Inia geoffrensis humboldtiana")

Plants

* Anthurium ("Anthurium humboldtianum" Kunth.)
* Bladderwort species ("Utricularia humboldtii")
* Cactus species ("Mammillaria humboldtii")
* Humboldt's Lily ("Lilium humboldtii")
* Mushroom species ("Tricholomopsis humboldtii")
* South American Oak ("Quercus humboldtii")
* Orchid species ("Schomburgkia humboldtii")

In space

* 54 Alexandra, asteroid
* Catena Humboldt on the Moon
* Mare Humboldtianum, lunar mare(sea)


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