An Inquiry Into the Nature and Course of Storms in the Indian Ocean South of the Equator: With a View of Discovering Their Origin, Extent, Rotatory Character, Rate and Direction of Progression, Barometric Depression and Other Concomitant Phenomena : for the Practical Purpose of Enabling Ships to Ascertain the Proximity and Relative Position of Hurricanes : with Suggestions on the Means of Avoiding Them
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