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" Since the earth revolves about an axis passing through the poles, the equatorial portion of its surface has the greatest velocity of rotation, and all other parts less in the proportion of the radii of the circles of latitude to which they correspond.... "
Two Lectures on Iron and Its Application to the Manufacture of Steam Engines ... - Page 20
by bart Sir William Fairbairn - 1864 - 28 pages
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Astronomy

sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833
...extra-tropical regions, keeps up thus a continual circulation. (196.) Since the earth revolves about an axis passing through the poles, the equatorial...its surface has the greatest velocity of rotation, and all other parts less in the proportion of the radii of the circles of latitude to which they correspond....
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Astronomy

Sir John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1833 - 422 pages
...extra-tropical regions, keeps up thus a continual circulation. (196.) Since the earth revolves about an axis passing through the poles, the equatorial...its surface has the greatest velocity of rotation, and all other parts less in the proportion of the radii of the circles of latitude to which they correspond....
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Outlines of Astronomy

Sir John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1849 - 620 pages
...extra-tropical regions, keeps up thus a continual circulation. (241.) Since the earth revolves about an axis passing through the poles, the equatorial...its surface has the greatest velocity of rotation, and all other parts less in the proportion of the radii of the circles of latitude to which they correspond....
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The Dynamical Theory of the Formation of the Earth, Volume 2

Archibald Tucker Ritchie - Cosmogony - 1850
...satisfactory explanation of the magnificent phenomena in question " Since the earth revolves about an axis passing through the poles, the equatorial...its surface has the greatest velocity of rotation, and all other parts less in the proportion of the radii of the circles of latitude to which they correspond....
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Outlines of astronomy

Sir John Frederick William Herschel - Science - 1857 - 557 pages
...up thus a continual circulation. (241.) Since the earth revolves about an axis passing through tho poles, the equatorial portion of its surface has the greatest velocity of rotation, and all other parts less in the proportion of the radii of the circles of latitude to which they correspond....
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Outlines of Astronomy

Sir John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1857 - 573 pages
...thus a continual circulation. (241.) Since the earth revolves about an axis passing through the peles, the equatorial portion of its surface has the greatest velocity of rotation, and all other parts less in the proportion of the radii of the circles of latitude to which they correspond....
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Useful information for engineers: Third series. As comprised in a series of ...

Sir William Fairbairn - Technology & Engineering - 1866 - 330 pages
...been shown that the earth's equatorial diameter is 7,925-648 miles, and its polar diameter 7,899-17 miles, making a difference of 26-478 miles. From this...action, which gives to the earth its flattened form at the poles. Irrespective of the physical conditions under which the earth is placed as regards the...
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Useful Information for Engineers: Third Series. As Comprised in a Series of ...

Sir William Fairbairn - Cables, Submarine - 1866 - 330 pages
...diameter is 7,925'648 miles, and its polar diameter 7,899'17 miles, making a difference of 2 6'4 7 8 miles. From this difference it is obvious that the...action, which gives to the earth its flattened form at the poles. Irrespective of the physical conditions under which the earth is placed as regards the...
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Useful Information for Engineers: Being a Series of Lectures

Sir William Fairbairn - Engineering - 1866
...diameter is 7,925-648 miles, and its polar diameter 7,899-17 miles, making a difference of 2 6 -47 8 miles. From this difference it is obvious that the...action, which gives to the earth its flattened form at the poles. Irrespective of the physical conditions under which the earth is placed as regards the...
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The scientific and technical reader

Scientific and technical reader - 1869
...in the extra-tropical regions, keeps up thus a continual circulation. Since the Earth revolves about an axis passing through the poles, the equatorial...its surface has the greatest velocity of rotation, and all other parts less in the proportion of the radii of the circles of latitude to which they correspond....
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