| 1818 - 462 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... | |
| 1833 - 752 pages
...upper station, 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...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) - 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. meters is often... | |
| Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) - 1838 - 668 pages
...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 upper station is at once obtained by inspection** of Table 1, correcting for temperature of the stratum of air traversed by Table 2. [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
....,..,. , , .... T\. ' f80=multiplier 1 -100 Ditto lower, 84 J ' Correct altitude 15763 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. SECTION XX. APPLICATION... | |
| Sir Henry Edward Landor Thuillier - 1851 - 828 pages
...Approximate height 14330 Texture, upper station, £ j 80=multiplier> ^ Correct altitude 15763 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. CHAPTER XXIII.... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1853 - 334 pages
...to itself, that is, add 3.67. Height, in fathoms, - * 83.89 Multiply by 6 Height in feet, - - 503.34 **The average height of the barometer, at the level of the sea,** is 30.09 inches ; and now if we know the average height of the barometer at any other place, and the... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1858 - 356 pages
...to itself, that is, add 3.57. Height, in fathoms, - - 83.89 Multiply by 6 Height in feet, - - 603.34 **The average height of the barometer, at the level of the sea,** ia 30.09 inches ; and now if we know the average height of the barometer at any other place, and the... | |
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