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Page 8 - Air is a mixture of two gases, — oxygen and nitrogen, — in the proportion of one part of the former to four of the latter. Oxygen is the active gas, the feeding and warming gas, the life-giving principle of nature. It has been well named "the great supporter of animal life.
Page 104 - ... progress of increase or decrease in discharge is discernible. " Die Luftdruckverhaltnisse und die Windbewegungen im Fernen Osten " : von P. Bergholz (9 pp.). This is a summary of the contents of the 7th Annual Report of the Shanghai Meteorological Society, which is a discussion by Pere Aloys Froc, on "The Atmosphere in the Far East during the six cold months : its normal state, its perturbations.
Page 102 - ON THE STORMS OF THE CHINESE SEAS, AND ON THE STORM OF THE 19ra AND 20iH MARCH, 1880.
Page 51 - During the last days of November and the first days of December the sense of crisis at Port Stanley deepened.