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" Accordingly, the most terrific that rage on the ocean have been known to spend their fury within or near its borders. Of all storms, the hurricanes of the West Indies and the typhoons of the China seas cause the most ships to founder. The stoutest men-of-war... "
Wolfe's History of Clinton County, Iowa - Page 399
by Patrick B. Wolfe - 1911 - 1149 pages
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The physical geography of the sea, and its meteorology

Matthew Fontaine Maury - Ocean - 1860 - 474 pages
...that rage on the ocean have been known to spend their fury within or near its borders. Of all storms, the hurricanes of the West Indies and the typhoons of the China seas cause the most ships to founder. The stoutest men-of-war go down before them, and seldom, indeed, is...
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All the Year Round, Volume 5

Charles Dickens - Literary Criticism - 1861
...that rage on the ocean have been known to spend their fury within or near its borders. Of all storms, the hurricanes of the West Indies and the typhoons of the China seas cause the most ships to founder. The stoutest men of war go clown before them ; seldom is any one of...
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The Physical Geography of the Sea ...

Matthew Fontaine Maury - Marine meteorology - 1871 - 474 pages
...that rage on the ocean have been known to spend their fury within or near its borders. Of all storms, the hurricanes of the West Indies and the typhoons of the China seas cause the most ships to founder. The stoutest men-of-war go down before them, and seldom, indeed, is...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science ..., Volume 18; Volume 81

1873
...of the principle established long ago by Mr. Redfield and Sir W. Reid, that the motion of the air in the Hurricanes of the West Indies, and the Typhoons of the China Seas, took place in paths which were approximately circular, and that it was in a direction opposite to that...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 18; Volume 81

1873
...of the principle established long ago by Mr. Redfield and Sir W. Reid, that the motion of the air in the Hurricanes of the West Indies, and the Typhoons of the China Seas, took place in paths which were approximately circular, and that it was in a direction opposite to that...
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The Chautauqua Course in Physics

Joel Dorman Steele - Physics - 1889 - 326 pages
...warm with the cold air, prevents their further formation. The whirlwinds of the desert differ from the cyclones of the Indian Ocean, the hurricanes of the West Indies, and the typhoons of the China Sea, in violence only. FIG. 235. Water-epoute. as whirlWater-spouts are caused in the same manner winds....
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A commercial geography for academies, high schools, and business colleges

John Newell Tilden - History - 1899 - 199 pages
...of the cyclone is usually two or three thousand miles in length; its breadth several hundred miles. The hurricanes of the West Indies and the typhoons of the China Sea are cyclones. A tornado is a rotatory storm which is prevalent mainly in great plains. The path...
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Elementary Physical Geography: An Outline of Physiography

Jacques Wardlaw Redway - Physical geography - 1900 - 383 pages
...Tropical Cyclones. Tropical cyclones usually originate within a few degrees of the equator. They are the hurricanes of the West Indies and the typhoons of the China Sea. The storm area extends over a surface varying from a few hundred to more than a thousand miles...
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A Text-book of Geography

George Cecil Fry - Geography - 1908 - 406 pages
...miles across and the gradients are rarely so steep that the winds do much damage, even to shipping. The hurricanes of the West Indies and the typhoons of the China Seas are much smaller cyclones, with very steep gradients, resulting in winds of terrific violence, which...
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The advanced class-book of modern geography, by W. Hughes and J.F. Williams ...

William Hughes - 1908
...West Indian cyclones sweep right across the Atlantic, and are felt on the western shores of Europe. The Hurricanes of the West Indies, and the Typhoons of the China Sea and the Indian Ocean, are simply the local names for cyclones of peculiar violence, which frequently...
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