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Sixteenth and final Report of a Committee consisting of Professor
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Continuation of Report on Steam Navigation at Hull By JAMEs
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Professor G Wilson on the Processes for the Detection of Fluorine
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Mr J W SALTERs Note on the Fossils from Durness
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Report on the Temperature of some Deep Mines in Cornwall
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Report on the Marine Zoology of Strangford Lough County Down
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Mr G C HYNDMANs Notice of a curious Monstrosity of Form in the Fusus
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Suggestions for Statistical Inquiry into the extent to which Mercantile
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Further Report on the Vitality of the Spongiadae By J S Bower
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Report of the Committee on the Magnetic Survey of Great Britain
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Report on Observations of Luminous Meteors 185657 By the
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On the Adaptation of Suspension Bridges to sustain the passage
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Mr John Lock E on the LandRevolution in Ireland
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On the Algebraic Couple and on the Equivalents of Indeterminate
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Report on the Improvement of Telescope and Equatorial Mountings
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GEOLOGY
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On the Resistance of Tubes to Collapse By William FAIRBAIRN
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On the Mechanical Effect of combining Girders and Suspension Chains
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Evidences of Lunar Influence on Temperature By J PARK HARRison
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Report on the Animal and Vegetable Products imported into Liverpool
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Report on the Statistics of Lifeboats and Fishingboats on the Coasts
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MISCELLANEOUS COMMUNICATIONS TO THE SECTIONS
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Dr J H Gladstone on the Colour of Salts in Solution each Constituent
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MajorGeneral SABINE on the Amount and Frequency of the Magnetic Dis
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Professor W Thomson on Mr Whitehouses Relay and Induction Coils
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Rev T R Rob INso N on Transit Observations of the Moon 27
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Sir Ron ERick I Murchison on the Quartz Rocks Crystalline Limestones
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Mr GEorge W Du Noyer on the Junction of the Micaslates and Granite
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Messrs HERMANN and Robert Schlag INTwent on Erosion of Rivers in India 90
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Dr Burst on the Lotus or Sacred Bean of India Communicated by
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Mr PHILIP P CARPENTERs Note on Peculiarities of Growth in Caecidae 102
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Professor J R KINAHANs Remarks on certain Genera of Terrestrial Isopoda
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FAyk on the Action of some Animal Poisons
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MiscellANEous
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ANToINE DABBADIE on the Ethnological and Physical Characters of
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MajorGeneral CHESNEY on the Routes of Communication between England
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Sir John F Davis on China in more immediate reſerence to pending Opera
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Mr John Hogg on the supposed Biblical Names of Baalbec and on
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Mr GeoRGE V Du Noy ER on the Remains of Early Stonebuilt Fortresses and
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Dr R SIEGERIED on an Inscription in the Language of Ancient Gaul and
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Mr J CRAwfurd on the Effects of the Gold of Australia and California 160
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Dr H MCorm Ac on the Influence of inadequate or perverted Development
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Mr Richard H WALsh on Equitable Villages in America 170
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Mr JAMEs BARtoN on a detailed Model of the Boyne Viaduct which carries
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Railway and other purposes 180
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Mr R MALLEt on the Construction of the 36inch Mortars made by order
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Bhooke on a Plan for diminishing the Strain on the Atlantic Cable
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Mr J Scott Russell on the Mechanical Structure of the Great Eastern Steam
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INDEx 201
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Página xvii - ... of Philosophical Institutions shall be entitled, in like manner, to become Members of the Association. All Members of a Philosophical Institution recommended by its Council or Managing Committee shall be entitled, in like manner, to become Members of the Association. Persons not belonging to such Institutions shall be elected by the General Committee or Council to become Life Members of the Association, Annual Subscribers, or Associates for the year, subject to the approval of a General Meeting.
Página 87 - ... taken into the number of equal parts required by the following table, according to the class in such table to which the ship belongs: TABLE...
Página 88 - ... points of division, and also at the upper and lower points of the depth extending each measurement to the average thickness of...
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Página 89 - ... in a direction perpendicular to the keel from the height so marked on the outside of the ship on the one side to the height so marked on the other side by passing a chain under the keel...
Página 89 - ... at the point where the counter plank crosses it ; measure also the greatest breadth of the ship to the outside of the outer planking or wales, and then, having first marked on...
Página xliii - Action of Gases on Light 18 16 1 Establishment at Kew Observatory, Wages, Repairs, Furniture, and Sundries ... 133 4 7 Experiments by Captive Balloons 81 8 0...
Página 88 - ... multiply the quantity thus obtained by one-third of the common interval between the breadths, and the product shall be deemed the transverse area...
Página 88 - Measure the depth at each point of division, from a point at a distance of one third of the round of the beam below such deck, or, in case of a break, below a line stretched in continuation thereof, to the upper side of the floor timber at...

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