Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, and the Museum of Practical Geology in London Volume 18

Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, and the Museum of Practical Geology in London Volume 18

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...abroad for the years which immediately preceded, and those follow b ing the years 1830-1833, safely state that the quantity did not exceed 800,000 tons. The total exports therefore--Tons. For the 10 years ending 1839, ere--8,528,746 Ditto 1849.--22,233,383 Ditto 1859--49,835,767 The increase in the first 10 years being-13,704,637 The increase in the second 10 years being-27,602,384 The total advance of our Export of Coals, &c. in 20 years---'-41,307,021 To this should be added the Exports of Patent Fuel, which has for some years been used in the steam vessels of this and other Countries. Our trade in Patent Fuel has during the last six years, --the only period of which any returns can be obtained, --shown some fluctuations which are not easily explained. Tons. In 1854 we shipped coastwise (chiefly in our own steam vessels) to other ports in United Kingdom-50,553 1855 -40,577 1856 -86,335 1857 -36,717 1858 -25,068 1859 -29,190 Total Exports in six years-268,440 This was shipped from the following ports: --Tons. Swansea.... 203,950 Newcastle... 30,982 Stockton-17,580 Chester.... 13,023 Cardiff.... 1,955 Bristol.... 480 Llanelly...-460 London-10 268,440 In the same period we sent to British Possessions and to Foreign states: --Tons. In 1854----50,320 1855----84,860 1856----69,462 1857----84,032 1858.... 67,645 1859----75,080 Total Exports in six years 431,399 This we may conclude represents the total manufacture of Patent Fuel which amounted to 699,839 tons in six years. Of this the following quantities were sent to the continent of Europe: --This gives our entire exportation of Fuel in the ten years ending 1859 as follows: 50,267,166 showing an increase...
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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236858816
  • 9781236858818