The Connection of Geography and Astronomy: an Elementary Text Book for Department of Science and Art, Teachers' Certificate and Specific Subject Examinations

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Thomas Murby, 1876 - 122 pages
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Page 45 - Aries the Ram, Taurus the Bull, Gemini the Twins, Cancer the Crab, Leo the Lion, Virgo the Virgin, Libra the Balance, Scorpio the Scorpion, Sagittarius the Archer, Capricornus the Goat, Aquarius the Waterbearer, and Pisces the Fishes...
Page 34 - On either side of this zone and converging toward it are the trade winds, which blow from the northeast in the Northern Hemisphere and from the southeast in the Southern Hemisphere. The...
Page 76 - But such a personification of "force" is a remnant of barbaric thought, in no wise sanctioned by physical science. When astronomy speaks of two planets as attracting each other with a " force " which varies directly as their masses and inversely as the squares of their distances...
Page 5 - Form and size of the earth and its motions. Day and night. The seasons of the year ; how they depend upon the relative positions of the earth and sun. Moon's dimensions and distance. Explanation of her phases. General arrangement of planetary system.
Page 122 - A SERIES OF PICTORIAL DIAGRAMS AND NATURAL SPECIMENS, illustrative of Human Physiology, Zoology, Botany, Geology, and Mineralogy. By A.
Page 122 - Sheets, 18 in. by 94 in., comprising 166 diagrams of Animals and Plants, life size, beautifully printed in colours, and 37 Natural Specimens of Woods and Minerals ; neatly mounted on very stout cardboard, with rings for hanging on the wall. SHEET j.— MAN.
Page 27 - By definition, n is the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle (see Section ccc 14-L).

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