| Samuel Ward - 1776
...fea, which is but a two thouiandth part of the earth's diameter ; thus it appears, that the higheft **mountain bears no greater proportion to the bulk of...earth, than a grain of duft does to a common globe. The** rotundity of the earth is aifo confirmed by many voyages which have been made about it from Eaft to... | |
| Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
...earth is not an exact geometrical globe ; but the inequalities are so inconsiderable, that the highest **mountain bears no greater proportion to the bulk of the earth, than a grain of** dust does to a common globe. The figure of the earth, then, was reckoned by mathematicians and geographers... | |
| Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
...earth is not an exact geometrical globe ; but the inequalities are so inconsiderable, that the highest **mountain bears no greater proportion to the bulk of the earth, than a grain of** dust does to a common globe. The figure of the earth, then, was reckoned by mathematicians and geographers... | |
| Thomas Oswald Blackett - 1838 - 106 Seiten
...geometrically true ; but the inequalities of its surface are so inconsiderable, that the highest mountains bear **no greater proportion to the bulk of the earth than a grain of** sand does to a common globeLEVELLINGTHE USE OF THE SPIRIT LEVELVARIOUS are the methods used in marking... | |
| Samuel Maunder - 1843 - 832 Seiten
...is not an exact geometrical globe, but then the inequalities arc so inconsiderable, that the highest **mountain bears no greater proportion to the bulk of the earth, than a grain of** dust does In ,1 common globe. The figure of the earth then was reckoned by mathematicians and geographers... | |
| Samuel Maunder - 1853 - 844 Seiten
...that the highest mountain bears no greater proportion to the bulk of the earth, than a grain of dust **does to a common globe. The figure of the earth then was reckoned by mathematicians and geographers** ae perfectly spherical, excepting the small inequalities in its surface, of mountains and valleys,... | |
| Samuel Maunder - 1853 - 844 Seiten
...is not an exact geometrical globe, but then the inequalities are so inconsiderable, that the highest **mountain bears no greater proportion to the bulk of the earth, than a** srrain of dust does to a common globe. The figure of the earth then was reckoned by mathematicians... | |
| Samuel Maunder - 1858 - 832 Seiten
...rising, and considerable, that the highest mountain в pearl on each of them. EARL MARSHAL OF ENGLAND, a **bears no greater proportion to the bulk of the earth, than a grain of** dust does to a great officer who had anciently several common globe. The figure of the earth court»... | |
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