What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
acid action American amount animal appearance become bismuth body Boston carbon cause cent coal coast color communicated complete connected consists containing copper crystals cylinder deposits diameter direction discovered discovery distance effect electric engine entirely equal examination existence experiments fact feet force four give gold half heat important inches increase interesting invention iron island Journal known Lake length less light machine magnetic manufacture mass matter means metal method miles minute nature nearly object observations obtained operation original passed plant plates portion position prepared present principle probably produced Prof Professor quantity received recently remains remarkable rise river rocks salt says Science scientific seen side species substance sugar surface taken temperature tion tube United various vessel weight whole York
Page 355 - Mayne, like a shewer from the South to the North, and from the North to the West, and then downe to the South againe.
Page 237 - We found the pillar to be of solid salt, capped with carbonate of lime, cylindrical in front and pyramidal behind. The upper or rounded part is about forty feet high, resting on a kind of oval pedestal, from forty to sixty feet above the level of the sea. It slightly decreases in size upwards, crumbles at the top, and is one entire mass of crystallization.
Page 5 - WASHINGTON STREET, BOSTON, ANNUAL OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY ; or, Year Book of Facts in Science and Art, exhibiting the most important Discoveries and Improvements in Mechanics, Useful Arts, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Astronomy, Meteorology, Zoology, Botany, Mineralogy, Geology, Geography, Antiquities, etc.