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" ... of small springs coming to the surface may be obviated. The theory of the earth's internal drainage is so simple, that every man of common sense would be able to drain his lands upon sure principles, or else to know precisely why it cannot be drained,... "
The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art - Page 237
1840
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The Farmer's Magazine, Volume 2

1839 - 544 pages
...obviated. The theory ef the earth's internal drainage is so simple, that every man of common sense would Re able to drain his lands upon sure principles, or else...what positions. Springs never issue from stratified musses, except from reservoirs somehow produced in jointed rock, and at the level of the overflow of...
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The Penny Mechanic and Chemist: A Magazine of the Arts and Sciences, Volume 6

1841 - 488 pages
...which, in many instances, the injurious effect of small springs coming to the surface, may be prevented. The theory of the earth's internal drainage is so...geologist, as to learn what rocks existed under his lands, at what depth, and in what position. Springs never issue from stratified masses, except from...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 31

1839 - 512 pages
...I am always to be found at the Albion, Gravesend, and I will pay down 50═. deposit for the race." Use of Geology to Farmers. — One of the most obvious...stratified masses, except from reservoirs somehow produced Jn jointed rocks, and at the level of the overflow of these subterraneous cavities. Faults in the strata...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 31

Perry Fairfax Nursey - 1839 - 514 pages
...earth's internal drainage is so simple╗ that every man of common sense would be able to drain bis lands upon sure principles, or else to know precisely...geologist as to learn what rocks existed under his laud, at what depth, and in what positions. Springs never issue from stratified masses, except from...
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The Naturalist: Illustrative of the Animal, Vegetable, and ..., Volumes 4-5

1839 - 786 pages
...earth's internal drainage is so simple, that every man of common sense would be able to drain his land upon sure principles, or else to know precisely why...if he were to become so much of a geologist as to leam what rocks existed under his land, at what depth, and in what positions. Springs never issue from...
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Handbook of the British Association for the Advancement of Science

Margaret Fison - 1859 - 240 pages
...important. " Every man of common sense," says Professor Phillips, " would be able to drain his land upon sure principles, or else to know precisely why...under his land, at what depth, and in what positions." To the engineer, a knowledge of the geological structure of a country is invaluable, furnishing one...
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The Farmer's Magazine

Joseph Rogerson - 1839 - 1074 pages
...obviated. The theory of the earth's internal drainage is so simple, that every man of common cense would be able to drain his lands upon sure principles,...except from reservoirs somehow produced in jointed rock, and at the level of the overflow of these subterranean cavities. Faults in the strata very frequently...
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