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Observations upon the marine barometer, made during the examination of the coasts of New Holland and New South Wales, in the Years 1801, 1802, and 1803

Author: Matthew FlindersJames SmithsonJ GriffithsEverard HomeThomas Andrew KnightAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed by W. Bulmer ..., 1806.
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Genre/Form: Observations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Flinders; James Smithson; J Griffiths; Everard Home; Thomas Andrew Knight; Abram Robertson; Thomas Manning; Edward Martin; James Robertson; James Pond; George Gilpin; Tennant Smithson; William Herschel; Royal Society (Great Britain)
OCLC Number: 48060560
Notes: Caption title.
"Read March 27, 1806."
In: Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London, 96, pt. II, ([art.] X.).
Description: [239]-266 pages ; 30 cm
Contents: X. Observations upon the marine barometer ... / by Matthew Flinders --
XI. Account of a discovery of native minium / in a letter from James Smithson to Joseph Banks --
XII. Description of a rare species of worm shell, discovered at an island lying off the north-west coast of the Island of Sumatra, in the East Indies / by J. Griffiths --
XIII. Observations on the shell of the sea worm found on the coast of Sumatra ... / by Everard Home --
XIV. On the inverted action of the alburnous vessels of tress / by Thomas Andrew Knight, in a letter to Joseph Banks --
XV. A new demonstration of the binomial theorem, when the exponent is a positive or negative fraction / by the Rev. Abram Robertson --
XVI. New method of computing logarithms / by Thomas Manning --
XVII. Description of the mineral bason in the counties of Monmouth, Glamorgan, Brecon, Carmarthen, and Pembroke / by Edward Martin --
XVIII. Observations on the permanency of the variation of the compass at Jamaica / in a letter from Mr. James Robertson ... --
XIX. Observations on the Camel's stomach respecting the water it contains, and the reservoirs, in which that fluid is inclosed, with an account of some peculiarities in the urine / by Everard Home --
XX. Observations on the variation, and on the dip of the magnetic needle, made at the apartments of the Royal Society, between the years 1786 and 1805 inclusive / by George Gilpin --
XXI. On the declinations of some of the principal fixed stars, with a description of an astronomical circle, and some remarks on the construction of circular instruments / by James Pond --
XXII. Observations and remarks on the figure, the climate, and the atmosphere of saturn and its ring / by William Herschel --
Presents received by the Royal Society, from November, 1805, to June, 1806.
Other Titles: Mr. Flinder's observations on the marine barometer
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London.
Responsibility: by Matthew Flinders ; in a letter to the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks.

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