| 1818 - 458 pages
...6343 feet, is founded on these observations, of which it is the mean result, and on the idea, that **the average height of the barometer, at the level of the sea,** is about 30 inches ; which, from what I hav* «bserred within the tropics, is not, I believe, far from... | |
| Great Britain - 1829 - 492 pages
...ascertained with tolerable accuracy, the height of such places above the level of the sea may be determined ; **the average height of the barometer at the level of the sea** having been ascertained by requisite observations in various places. In proportion as these circumstances... | |
| Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) - 1854 - 538 pages
...0_ ... ,. , ,„ Dftto lower MJ 80 = multiplier . 1-100 Correct altitude 15,763 Assuming 30 • 00 **inches as the average height of the barometer at the...the upper station is at once obtained by inspection** of Table I., correcting for temperature of the stratum of air traversed by Table II. [Note. — Dr.... | |
| 1833 - 752 pages
...76 1 &Q = muhi Her j 1(x) Calcutta, . . 84 J ' — : Correct altitude, ft. 15763 3. Assuming 30.00 **inches as the average height of the barometer at the...the upper station is at once obtained by inspection** of table I, correcting for temperature of the stratum of air traversed, by table II. TABLB I. — To... | |
| Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) - 1838 - 668 pages
...height • - 14330 Temperature, upper .tation, 76° 1 80=multi Uer l . m Ditto lower, 84 J l Correct **altitude - 15763 Assuming 30-00 inches as the average height of the barometer** nt the level of the sea (which is however too much), the altitude of the upper station is at once obtained... | |
| Edward Charles Frome - 1840 - 232 pages
...J Correct altitude . . . 15763 Assuming 30.00 inches as the average height of the barometer at ihe **level of the sea (which is however too much), the...the upper station is at once obtained by inspection** of Table I., correcting for temperature of the stratum of air traversed by Table- II. CHAPTER IX. GEODESICAL... | |
| Julian R. Jackson - 1841 - 650 pages
...1-47349=00363+0006= 218 Approximate height . . 14330 Texture, upper station, 7£ j 80=multiplier , - 100 Correct **altitude .... 15763 Assuming 30'00 inches as the average...the upper station is at once obtained by inspection** of Table I, correcting for temperature of the stratum of air traversed by table II. Newman, Optician,... | |
| Julian R. Jackson - 1841 - 654 pages
...Temperature, upper station, 7J ) 80==multiplier , . 100 Correct altitude .... 15763 Assuming SO'OO **inches as the average height of the barometer at the...the upper station is at once obtained by inspection** of Table I, correcting for temperature of the stratum of air traversed by table II. Newman, Optician,... | |
| Basil Jackson - 1847 - 410 pages
...,. .'. , ' }80= multiplier 1 -100 Ditto lower, 84 J * Correct altitude ...... 15763 Assuming S0-00 **inches as the average height of the barometer at the...the upper station is at once obtained by inspection** of Table I., correcting for temperature of the stratum of air traversed by Table II. 229 SECTION XX.... | |
| Sir Henry Edward Landor Thuillier - 1851 - 828 pages
...X0006= 218 Approximate height 14330 Temperature, J-PP- station, 7£ j 80=multiplicr> „„ Correct **altitude 15763 Assuming 30-00 inches as the average...the upper station is at once obtained by inspection** of Table I., correcting for temperature of the stratum of air traversed by Table II. CHAPTER XXIII.... | |
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