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" But (as in the case of the polar currents in the ocean) these north and south winds pass from regions where the rotatory motion of the earth's surface is less, to those where it is greater. Unable at once to acquire this new velocity, they are left behind,... "
Dr. Irving's catechism of general knowledge, by a Cambridge M.A. - Page 65
by Christopher Irving - 1858
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The Atmosphere and Atmospherical Phenomena

Thomas Dick - 1799 - 200 pages
...of air from each of the temperate zones moves towards the equator. But these north and south winds pass from regions where the rotatory motion of the earth's surface is less to those where it is greater. Unable at once to acquire this new velocity, they are left behind;...
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Physical Geography

H. J. Lloyd - 1828 - 80 pages
...towards the equator. But (as in the case of the polar currents in the ocean) these north and south winds pass from regions, where the rotatory motion of the earth's surface is less, to those where it is greater. Unable at once to ac^to the Philippine islands, iseerformed " "¿Tnere...
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

1829 - 682 pages
...explained as proceeding from the earth's rotation. The waters, as they advance from the polar seas, pass from regions where the rotatory motion of the...regions, and they are, accordingly, left rather behind, that is, to the westward (the earth turning round from west to east.) The ocean, consequently, appears...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - 1833 - 614 pages
...towards the equator. But (as in the case of the polar currents in the ocean) these north and south winds pass from regions where the rotatory motion of the earth's surface is less to those where it is greater. Unable at once to acquire this new velocity, they are left behind,...
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Encyclopædia Americana, ed. by F. Lieber assisted by E. Wigglesworth (and T ...

Encyclopaedia Americana - 1833 - 548 pages
...towards the equator. But (as in the case of the polar currents in the ocean) these north and south winds pass from regions where the rotatory motion of the earth's surface is less to those where it is greater. Unable at once to acquire this new velocity, they are left behind,...
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy, Volume 3

1834 - 578 pages
...towards the equator. But (as in the case of the polar currents in the ocean) these north and south winds pass from regions, where the rotatory motion of the earth's surface is less, to those where it is greater. Unable at once to acquire this new velocity, they are left behind,...
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Book of lessons for the use of schools, Book 5

Ireland commissioners of nat. educ - 1835 - 398 pages
...atmosphere from each of the temperate zones moves towards the equator. But these north and south winds pass from regions, where the rotatory motion of the earth's surface is less, to those where it is greater. Unable at once to acquire this new velocity, they are left behind,...
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Fifth Book of Lessons for the Use of the Irish National Schools

1836 - 424 pages
...atmosphere from each of the temperate zones moves towards the equator. But these north and south winds pass from regions, where the rotatory motion of the earth's surface is less, to those where it is greater. Unable at once to acquire this new velocity, they are left behind,...
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The Moral and Intellectual School Book: Containing Instructions for Reading ...

William Martin - 1838 - 368 pages
...atmosphere from each of the temperate zones moves towards the equator. But these north and south winds pass from regions, where the rotatory motion of the earth's surface is less, to those where it is greater. Unable at once to acquire this new velocity, they are left behind,...
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The Popular Encyclopedia

1841 - 982 pages
...atmosphere from each of the temin the case of the polar currents in the ocean) these north and south winds pass from regions where the rotatory motion of the earth's surface is less to those where it is greater. Unable at once to acquire this new velocity, they are left behind,...
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