Land Magnetic Observations Volume 1

Land Magnetic Observations Volume 1

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...face to mark exact spot. The following true bearings were determined: cross on bell tower of St. Nicholas church, 94 02'.3; tip of northeast turret on Catholic church tower, 117 47'.6; customs flagpole, 125 54'.3. Ningpo, Chekiang, 1906.--On playgrounds of the English Methodist College; 110 paces west and 4 paces north from north side of back gate of school inclosure; marked by cross cut in face of triangular stone set flush with present surface but likely to be covered in leveling playground. The following true bearings were determined: rod on dome of Catholic school, 356 52'.2; ornament over west gable, Gentry's school, 222 17'.3; ornament over east gable, Gentry's school, 243 43'.9; ornament over north gable, Methodist school, 285 38'.3; ornament over south gable, Methodist school, 305 32'.5. Northeast Promontory, Shantung, 1907.--On small level patch in valley, just southwest from old bell tower standing about 1.5 miles (2 kilometers) west of lighthouse; 71 paces in a direction down the hill south 10 east from a point 86 paces west of southwest corner of bell tower, in a worn path; it is also about 114 paces southwest of southwest corner of bell tower. The tip of ornament on top of bell tower is in true bearing 218 04'.4. ASIA. China--continued. North Saddle, Chusan Archipelago, Chekiang, 1906.--On top of a small promontory upon which lighthouse stands, near northwestern extremity of island. This promontory is the small projection which separates larger inlet to south from a smaller one where light keepers maintain their landing. The station is in middle of a small level plateau on outward part of promontory, about midway between outer edge and junction with main body of island, and marked by cross cut in upper face of a granite block 6 by 7...show more

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  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 231g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236527267
  • 9781236527264