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" Differences of local situation cause great differences as to the height to which the tide rises. In the central parts of the ocean the height is comparatively small, seldom exceeding three feet, but in rushing up contracted channels the... "
The Planetarium, and Astronomical Calculator ... - Page 90
by Tobias Ostrander - 1834 - 236 pages
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 3

Edward Polehampton - 1815 - 472 pages
...same is said to be the case on the western coast of America : so that tides happen to different places at all distances of the moon from the meridian, and consequently at all hours of the day. To allow the tides their full motion, the space in which they are produced ought to extend from...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 3

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815 - 470 pages
...same is said to be the case on the western coast of America : so that tides happen to different places at all distances of the moon from the meridian, and consequently at all hours of the day. To allow the tides their full motion, the space in which they are produced ought to extend from...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 3

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823 - 896 pages
...tides are so retarded in their passage through Part ft ti.: accounted for. IrregulHii ties of I'd different shoals and channels, and otherwise so variously...happen at all distances of the moon from the meridian, consequently at all hours of the lunar day. The tide propagated by the moon in the German ocean, when...
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A guide to Southport, North Meols

Thomas Kirkland Glazebrook - 1825 - 222 pages
...a street ; especially if the wider end of the street is next the plain, and in the way of the wind. The tides are so retarded in their passage through...happen at all distances of the Moon from the meridian, consequently at all hours of the lunar day. From one or more of these causes, it is high water at Southport...
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A New System of Practical Astronomy: Made Plain and Easy to Those who Have ...

Thomas Spofford - Almanacs, American - 1835 - 84 pages
...obstruction, "the time of high water would be about 4 hours after the moon has passed the meridian ; but the tides are so retarded in their passage through...otherwise so variously affected by striking against promontories, islands, capes, and headlands, and in passing up rivers and bays, thai to different places,...
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Elements of Natural Philosophy: Embracing the General Principles of ...

Leonard Dunnell Gale - Physics - 1838 - 308 pages
...through shoals and channels, and by striking against capes and headlands, are so retarded that, the tides happen at all distances of the Moon from the meridian, and consequently, at all hours of the lunar day. CLXXIX. In small collections of water, the Moon acts at the same time on every part; diminishing the...
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A New Treatise on Astronomy, and the Use of the Globes, in Two Parts ...

James M'Intire - Astronomy - 1850 - 352 pages
...about 30 from her, yet the time of high water at places situated on bays, rivers, &c., will occur at all distances of the moon from the meridian, and consequently at all hours of the lunar day. This variation in the time of high water at different places, depends on the distances which the derivative...
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A universal geography

Thomas Milner - 1850 - 604 pages
...and the diversified form of shores, so retard the progress of the undulation, that high water happens at all distances of the moon from the meridian, and consequently at all hours of the day. 7. Differences of local situation cause great differences as to the height to which the tide rises....
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Outlines of Physical Geography

George William Fitch - History - 1856 - 274 pages
...and the diversified form of shores, so retard the progress of the undulation, that high water happens at all distances of the moon from the meridian, and consequently at all hours of the day. Differences of local situation cause great differences as to the height to which the tide rises....
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Outlines of Physical Geography

George William Fitch - History - 1856 - 274 pages
...and the diversified form of shores, so retard the progress of the undulation, that high water happens at all distances of the moon from the meridian, and consequently at all hours of the day. Differences of local situation cause great differences as to the height to which the tide rises....
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