Explanations and Sailing Directions to Accompany the Wind and Current Charts; Approved by Captain D. N. Ingraham, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography, and Pub. by Authority of Hon. Isaac Toucey, Secretary of the Navy Volume 2

Explanations and Sailing Directions to Accompany the Wind and Current Charts; Approved by Captain D. N. Ingraham, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography, and Pub. by Authority of Hon. Isaac Toucey, Secretary of the Navy Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...W.; variation, 16 W. Barometer, 29.90; temperature of air, 80. Winds: E.NE., E.NE., E. Light breezes, with passing clouds. Sept. 20. Lat..16 22' N.; long. 26 39' W.; variation, 14 W. Barometer, 29.90; temperature of air, 82. Winds: E.NE., NE., E.NE. Light airs and calms, sultry weather. Sept. 21. Lat. 14 16' N.; long. 27 05' W.; variation, 13 W. Barometer, 29.90; temperature of air, 88. Winds: E.NE., NE., N. Light variable winds, with showers of rain. Sept. 22. Lat. 12 05 N.; long. 25 36' W.; variation, 12 30' W. Barometer, 29.90; temperature of air, 89. Winds: NW., W., SW. Fresh breezes, with a heavy SE. swell. September 23. Lat, 11 32' N.; long. 23 48' W.; variation, 12 30' W. Barometer, 29.80; temperature of air, 89. Winds: S.SW., S. by W., SW. Light, light, variable, with a SE. swell. September 24. Lat. 10 50' N.; long. 23 20'W.; variation, 11 30'W. Barometer, 29.90; temperature of air, 89. Winds: variable, variable, NW. Light airs, with occasional showers. September 25. Lat. 10 16' N.; long. 23 06' W.; variation, 11 W. Barometer, 29.90; temperature of air, 89. Winds: NE., SE., calm. Light, variable winds and calms; a heavy swell from SE. September 26. Lat. 9 24' N.; long. 23 20' W.; variation, 11 W. Barometer, 9; temperature of air, 89. Winds: NE., SE., SW. Light, variable airs, with showers of rain. September 27. Lat. 8 50' N.; long. 23 20' W.; variation, 11 W. Barometer, 29.90 temperature of air, 89. Winds: NE., N.NE., N.NE. Light airs, clear and hot weather. September 28. Lat. 8 09' N.; long. 23 00' W.; variation, 12 W. Barometer, 29.90 temperature of air, 89. Winds: NW., NW. by W., W. Light airs. September 29. Lat. 6 06' N.; long. 21 36' W.; variation, 13 W. Barometer, 30.00 temperature of air, 90. Winds: W., W.SW., SW. Gentle...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 608g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236965787
  • 9781236965783