First treatise on the decrease of water in springs, creeks, and rivers; contemporaneously with an increase in height of floods in cultivated countries

 
9781130349801: First treatise on the decrease of water in springs, creeks, and rivers; contemporaneously with an increase in height of floods in cultivated countries

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 Excerpt: ...introduced at one end, water being added during the transit, and thoroughly mixed concrete coming out at the further end. Other Works at Newhaven Harbour. To provide for the increased trade which it is expected will result from the good shelter afforded by the breakwater, various other works are in progress or contemplated. A concrete sea wall has been built in front of the shore, between the breakwater and the west jetty, reclaiming 7 acres of land: the west jetty has been rebuilt, and the line of the east jetty has been altered, widening the entrance from 150 to 200 feet; and the channel is to be dredged to a depth of 12 feet at low water. It is proposed to 1 A section of the hopper barge will be found at page 134. 34.6 Fraserburgh and Buckie Harbours. pt. 1. build a dock of 24 acres on the east side, on the site of the reservoir which was designed to utilise the tidal flow. Fraserburgh Harbour. Description. The harbour of Fraserburgh is situated at the western side of an extensive bay, open to the north, on the north-eastern coast of Scotland. The small fishing harbour, established in a small inlet, has been enlarged, and sheltered recently by a small breakwater, serving as a protection from the north and north-east. (Plate 4, Fig. 14.) The breakwater, about 850 feet long, extends from low water into a depth of 3 fathoms, and both shelters a sort of outer harbour, and protects the entrances to the two inner harbours. It has been constructed of concrete, on the upright-wall system; the same principle of concrete bags, and the same plant, having been employed as at the northern breakwater at Aberdeen. Fraserburgh Bay is a site endowed by nature with larger capabilities than have been hitherto utilised; but the whole bay is somewhat too wide, and too little...

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