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" Taking; the stream to have been fifty yards deep by three hundred in width, and that it moved at the rate of thirty miles an hour, and allowing nine cubic yards of space to each bird, the number would amount to 151,500,000. The burrows required to lodge... "
An Introduction to the Birds of Australia - Seite 114
von John Gould - 1848 - 134 Seiten
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Calcutta Magazine and Monthly Register, Bände 4-6

1830
...Taking the stream to have been 50 yards deep and 300 ia breadth, and that it moved at the rate of 30 miles an hour, and allowing nine cubic yards of space...to 151,500,000. The burrows required to lodge this number of birds would be 75,750,000 ; and allowing a square yard to each burrow they would cover something...
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Biographia Borealis: Or, Lives of Distinguished Northerns

Hartley Coleridge - 1833 - 732 Seiten
...yards decp, and three hundred in breadth, and that it moved at a rate of thirty miles an hour, aud allowing nine cubic yards of space to each bird, the number would amount to one hundred and•fifly one million Jive hundred thousand. The burrows required to lodge this quantity...
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The Quarterly Review, Band 89

1851
...have found a similar graveyard to that of the secondary reptiles — and we have done with them: — ' A large flock of gannets was observed at daylight,...each burrow, they would cover something more than 18^ geographic square miles of ground.' — Flinder's Voyage, i., p. 170. If a verdict of a jury, dependent...
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The North British review

1852
...in width, and that it moved at the rate of 30 miles an hour, and allowing nine cubic yards of span to each bird, the number would amount to 151,500,000....each burrow, they would cover something more than 18£ geographical square miles."* The tropic bird, so interesting to all who voyage across the equatorial...
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The History of Australian Discovery and Colonisation, Teil 1

Samuel Bennett - 1865 - 661 Seiten
...petrels continued to pass without interruption, at a rate little inferior to the swiftness of the pigeon. Taking the stream to have been fifty yards deep by...each burrow, they would cover something more than 18^ geographical square miles of ground. On the lowest computation, I think the number could not have...
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Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History

1866
...great abundance of this species, in confirmation of which I annex the following extract from Flinder's Voyage, vol. ip 170: — " ' A large flock of gannets...each burrow, they would cover something more than 18^ geographic square miles of ground.' " ******* "The little settlement on Vansi Hart's or Guncarriage...
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