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THE TIDES. And Kindred Phenomena In The Solar System.

Darwin, George Howard.

Published by Houghton Mifflin and Co.:, 1898
Condition: Very Good Hardcover

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357 pages. "In 1897 I delivered a course of lectures on the Tides at the Lowell Institute in Boston, Massachusetts, and this book contains the substance of what I then said. Chapter in this book: Tides and Methods of Observation; Seiches in Lake; Tides in River-Tide Mills, Historical Sketch; Tide-Generation Force, Deflection of the Vertical; Elastic Distortion of the Earth's Surface by Varying Loads and Equilbrium Theory of Tides; Dynamical Theory of the Tide Wave; Tides in Lake-Cotidal Chart; Harmonic Analysis of the Tide; Reduction of Tidal Observations; Tide Tables, Degree of Accuracy of Tidal Prediction; Chandler's Nutation- the Rigidity of the Earth; Tidal Friction; Figures of Equilibrium of a Rotating Mass of Liquid; Evolution of Celestial Systems, and Saturn's Rings. VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, green cloth covers, gilt lettering is bright on the spine and cover. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 027874

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Title: THE TIDES. And Kindred Phenomena In The ...

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Co.:

Publication Date: 1898

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

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