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" This will cause the air at the equator to stand more than seven miles higher from the surface of the earth to the top of the atmosphere than at the north pole. "
The atmosphere and atmospherical phenomena - Page 44
by Thomas Dick - 1799
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An epitome of the arts and sciences: being a comprehensive system of the ...

William Duane - Children's questions and answers - 1811 - 324 pages
...more subtle and more cold than that of the middle ; and that of the middle is finer than the lower. The weight of a column of air, reaching from the surface of the earth to the top of the atmosphere, is equal to that of a column of water, of the same diameter, 33 feet high ; for so high, and no higher...
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The New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc - 1813 - 671 pages
...Thus it is found, by means of a barometer (see the next chapter) that the weight of a column of air from the surface of the earth to the top of the atmosphere, is on a medium equivalent to the pressure of a column of mercury of equal base, in the tube of the...
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The new pocket cyclopędia: or, Elements of useful knowledge

John Millard (assistant librarian of the Surrey inst.) - 1813
...Thus it is found, by means of a barometer (see the next chapter) that the weight of a column of air from the surface of the earth to the top of the atmosphere, is on a medium equivalent to the pressure of a column of mercury of equal base, in the tube of the...
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Ferguson's Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics ..., Volume 1

James Ferguson, Sir David Brewster - Optics - 1814
...because the weight of a column of water 33 feet high, is equal to the weight of as thick a PLATE x. column of air, reaching from the surface of the earth to the top of the atmosphere : so that there will then be an equilibrium, and, consequently, though there would be weight enough...
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The Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions, Volume 1

Luke Herbert - Industrial arts - 1824
...were much longer, and the Syphon quite emptied of air ; because the weight of a column o£ water 33 feet high is equal to the weight of a column of air...surface of the earth to the top of the atmosphere. Mercury may be drawn through a Syphon in the same manner as water ; but then the utmost height of the...
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Natural Philosophy: With an Explanation of Scientific Terms, and ..., Volume 1

Science - 1829
...from which we may infer that a column of air, having a square inch for its base, and which extends from the surface of the earth to the top of the atmosphere, weighs about fifteen pounds*. The atmospheric engine is a machine whose efficacy depends on the principle...
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The Christian Philosopher: Designed to Exhibit in the Outlines of Natural ...

William Martin - 1832 - 504 pages
...the surface of the earth. It is found by means of the barometer, that the weight of a column of air from the surface of the earth to the top of the atmosphere, is on a medium equivalent to the pressure of a column of mercury of equal base, on the tube of the...
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London

Mathematics - 1838
...of the equation which holds in an atmosphere of dry air ; namely, that the integral being extended from the surface of the earth to the top of the atmosphere, is the anapi lytical expression of *-j, or of the height of the homogeneous atmosphere, that is, of...
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Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, Optics ...

James Ferguson, Charles Frederick Partington - Mechanics - 1839 - 463 pages
...; because the weight of a column o( water thirty-three feet high is equal to the weight of as thick a column of air, reaching from the surface of the earth to the top of the atmosphere j so that there will then be an equilibrium, and consequently, though there would be weight enough...
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Gawthrop's journal of literature, science, and arts

...bulk In the frigid ne. This will cause the air at the equator to stand more than seven lies higher from the surface of the earth to the top of the atmosphere an at the north pole. The air therefore will roll off from the torrid ne both ways towards the poles,...
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