| Archibald Patoun - Navigation - 1734 - 568 pages
...Circumference of every Circle is fuppofed to be divided into 360 equal Parts, called Degrees ; and **each Degree is divided into 60 equal Parts, called Minutes ; and each Minute into 60** e?ual Parts, called Seconds; and 'thefe into Thirds, 'ourtbs, &c, thefe Parts being greater or lefs... | |
| Archibald Patoun - Navigation - 1770 - 578 pages
...The'Circumference of every Circle is fuppofed to be divided into 360 'equal Parts,' called Degrees, and **each Degree is divided into 60 equal Parts, called Minutes*, and each Minute into** 6b equal Parts, called Seconds ; and thefe into Thirds, Fourths, &c. thefe Barīs tye'mg greater or... | |
| William Butler - Astronomy - 1803 - 434 pages
...and then to obferve the different altitudes of the fame ftar at the two extremities of that diftance. **Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes ; and each minute into 60** feconds, Sec. Degrees are marked with a fmall cypher over them ("), minutes with one dam ( ), andfeeonds... | |
| Andrew Mackay - Latitude - 1809 - 412 pages
...the celestial Equator or EQUINOCTIAL. The Equator as well as all other great circles of the sphere, **is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ;* each degree is divided into** 6O equal parts, called minutes; and the sexagesimal division is continued. The MERIDIAN of any place,... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1811 - 580 pages
...the celestial Equator or Equinoctial. The Equator, as well as all other great circles of the sphere, **is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ;...degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes** i and the sexagesimal division is continued. NOTE. The ancients having no instruments by Which they... | |
| Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1814 - 378 pages
...of the celestial sphere, are supposed to be extended to the earth, and marked on its surface. Each **circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree is divided Into 60** minutes, and each minute into 60 seconds. The circles, supposed by geographers to be described on the... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1814 - 558 pages
...the celestial Equator or Equinoctial. The Equator, as well as all other great circles of the sphere, **is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ;...divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes ,• and** the sexagesimal division is continued. NOTE. The ancients having no instruments by Which they could... | |
| Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1814 - 382 pages
...of the celeftial fphere, are fuppofed to be extended to the earth, and marked on its farface. Each **circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree is divided into 60** minutes, and each minute into (tofeconds. The circles fuppofed by geographers to be defcribed on the... | |
| Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1818 - 384 pages
...called the Celestial Sphere. 21 supposed to be extended to the earth, and marked on its surface. Each **circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree is divided into 60** minutet, and each minute into GO seconds. % If The circles, supposed by Geographers to be described... | |
| Geography - 1820 - 352 pages
...any circle. A Degree of a great circle of the earth contains 60 geographical, Or 69$ English miles. **Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into** 60seconds. Degrees are usually marked with a small cypher over them (°), minutes with one dash ('),... | |
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