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" Though the Peruvian shores are on the verge of the great South Sea boiler, yet it never rains there. The reason is plain. The southeast trade-winds in the Atlantic Ocean first strike the water on the coast of Africa. "
Woodworth's Youth's Cabinet - Page 11
1856
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The physical geography of the sea, and its meteorology

Matthew Fontaine Maury - Ocean - 1860 - 474 pages
...coast of Peru is within the reTmi iutsuBs RS- gi°n °f perpetual southeast trade-winds. Though mo*1 the Peruvian shores are on the verge of the great...the northwest, they blow obliquely across the ocean till they reach the coast of Brazil. By this time they are heavily laden with vapor, which they continue...
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Travel pictures; or, Scenes and adventures in foreign lands, by B.B.

B. B - 1860
...the question. He says, " The coast of Peru is within the region of perpetual south-east trade winds. Though the Peruvian shores are on the verge of the...never rains there. The reason is plain. The south-east trade winds in the Atlantic Ocean first strike the water on the coast of Africa. Travelling to the...
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The reason why: physical geography and geology, by the author of 'The reason ...

Robert Kemp Philp - 1863
...the arid districts.* 196. The coast of Peru is within the region of perpetual south-east trade winds. Though the Peruvian shores are on the verge of the great South Sea border, yet it never rains there. The reason is, that these winds in the Atlantic Ocean first strike...
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The Advanced Reader

Readers - 1866 - 400 pages
...seemed a desert compared with the latter." The reason of this is thus stated by Lieutenant Maury : — " The south-east trade-winds in the Atlantic Ocean first strike the water on the coast of Africa. Travelling to the north-west, they blow obliquely across the ocean until they reach the coast of Brazil....
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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 4

1866
...seemed a desert compared with the latter." The reason of this is thus stated by Lieutenant Maury : — " The south-east trade-winds in the Atlantic Ocean first strike the water on the coast of Africa. Travelling to the north-west, they blow obliquely across the ocean until they reach the coast of Brazil....
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The Physical Geography of the Sea ...

Matthew Fontaine Maury - Marine meteorology - 1871 - 474 pages
...coast of Peru is within the reTm RAINLESS RI- gi° n °f perpetual southeast trade-winds. Though. om ** the Peruvian shores are on the verge of the great...the northwest, they blow obliquely across the ocean till they reach the coast of Brazil. By this time they are heavily laden with vapor, which they continue...
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Pictures of Travel in Far-off Lands: A Companion to the Study of Geography ...

Central America - 1871 - 256 pages
...the question. He says, " The coast of Peru is within the region of perpetual south-east trade winds. Though the Peruvian shores are on the verge of the...never rains there. The reason is plain. The south-east trade winds in the Atlantic Ocean first strike the water on the coast of Africa. Travelling DISCOVEEY...
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Die culturländer des alten America: bd. Ein jahr auf reisen. Kreuzfahrten ...

Adolf Bastian - Central America - 1878
...schliesst Cie/a de Leon dass die ersteren den Regen anzögen, ohne den letzteren davon abzulassen. 3) The south-east trade-winds in the Atlantic Ocean first strike the water on the coast of Africa. Travelling to the north-west, they blow obliquely across the ocean till they reach the coast of Brazil....
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Die Culturländer des alten America: Bd. Ein Jahr auf Reisen

Adolf Bastian - Central America - 1878
...tie Leon dass die ersteren den Hegen anzogen, ohne den letzteren davon abzulassen. *) The south-cast trade-winds in the Atlantic Ocean first strike the water on the coast of Africa. Travelling to the north-west, they blow obliquely aeross the ocean till 1hey reach the coast of Brazil,...
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1,000 answers to 1,000 questions, a reprint of the first (-sixth) 1,000 ...

1884
...perpetual south-east trade winds, and though the Peruvian shores are on the verge of the great southeast boiler, yet it never rains there. The reason is plain. The south-east trade winds in the Atlantic Ocean first strike the water on the coast of Africa. Travelling to the...
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