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Rudiments of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy - Page 59
by Denison Olmsted - 1852 - 115 pages
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American Practical Navigator

Nautical astronomy - 1821
...to be high-wattr, and when it is done falling it is called loto-iDaler. The cause of the. tides is the unequal attraction of the sun and moon upon different parts of the earth. . For they attract the parts of the earth's surface nearest to them, with a greater force than they...
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The American Coast Pilot: Containing the Courses and Distances Between the ...

Edmund March Blunt - Pilot guides - 1822 - 495 pages
...said to be high-water, und when it is done falling it is called law-water. The cause of the tides is the unequal attraction of the sun and moon upon different parts of the earth. For they attract the parts of the earth's surface nearest to them, with a greater force than they do...
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A guide to Southport, North Meols

Thomas Kirkland Glazebrook - 1825
...twice to fall in about 24f hours ; and these risings and fallings a.re called Tides. This arises from the unequal attraction of the Sun and Moon upon different parts of the Earth, the parts near to the Sun and Moon being attracted towards those bodies by a greater force than those...
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The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ...

Nathaniel Bowditch - Nautical astronomy - 1826 - 617 pages
...said to be high-water, and when it is done falling it is called low-teaier. The cause of the tides is the unequal attraction of the sun and moon upon different parts of the earth. For they attract the parts of the earth's surface nearest to them, with a greater force than they do...
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The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ...

Nathaniel Bowditch - Nautical astronomy - 1826 - 617 pages
...said to be high-water, and when it is done falling it is called low-water. The cause of the tides is the unequal attraction of the sun and moon upon different parts of the earth. For they attract the parts of the earth's surface nearest to them, with a greater force than they do...
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A Compendium of Astronomy

Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1839 - 276 pages
...seas, even those of the largest class, as Lake Superior, or the Caspian, have no perceptible tide. 195. Tides are caused by the unequal attraction of the sun and moon upon different parts of the earth. Suppose the projectile force by which the earth is carried forward in her orbit, to be suspended, and...
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An Introduction to Astronomy: Designed as a Text Book : for the Students of ...

Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1839 - 276 pages
...seas, even those of the largest class, as Lake Superior, or the Caspian, have no perceptible tide. 280. Tides are caused by the unequal attraction of the sun and moon upon different parts of the earth. Suppose the projectile force by which the earth is carried forward in her orbit, to be suspended, and...
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The New American Practical Navigator; Being an Epitome of Navigation ...

Nathaniel Bowditch - 1846 - 451 pages
...said to be high water ; and when it is done falling, it is called low water. The cause of the tides is the unequal attraction of the sun and moon upon different parts of the earth ; for they attract the parts of the earth's surface nearest to them with a greater force than they...
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Rudiments of Natural Philosophy

Denison Olmsted - 1852
...In the Bay of Fundy, where the tide rises 70 feet, it comes in a mighty wave, seen thirty miles off, and roaring with a loud noise. 251. Tides are caused...We shall attend hereafter more particularly to the subje_ct of universal gravitation, by which all bodies, or masses of matter, attract all other bodies,...
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A Compendium of Astronomy: Containing the Elements of the Science ...

Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1855 - 287 pages
...seas, even those of the largest class, as Lake Superior, or the Caspian, have no perceptible tide. 195. Tides are caused by the unequal attraction of the sun and moon upon different parts of the earth. Suppose the projectile force by which the earth is carried forward in her orbit, to be suspended, and...
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