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" A GLACIER is AN IMPERFECT FLUID, OR A VISCOUS BODY. WHICH IS URGED DOWN SLOPES OF A CERTAIN INCLINATION BY THE MUTUAL PRESSURE OF ITS PARTS. "
elementary treatise on nautral philosophy - Página 315
por a. privat deschanel - 1873
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

...of the observation of Professor Forbes on the subject is, that a glacier is an imperfect fluid, or viscous body, which is urged down slopes of a certain inclination by the mutual pressure of its parts ; and a writer in Murray's " Swiss Guide" illustrates this sort of motion by that of lava descending...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volumen35

1843
...it as not unworthy of being farther entertained. My theory of glacier Motion then is this :• — 'A GLACIER is AN IMPERFECT FLUID, OR A VISCOUS BODY....CERTAIN INCLINATION BY THE MUTUAL PRESSURE OF ITS PARTS. The sort of consistency to which we refer may be illustrated by that of a moderately thick mortar,...
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Travels Through the Alps of Savoy and Other Parts of the Pennine Chain: With ...

James David Forbes - 1843 - 460 páginas
...not unworthy of being farther entertained. My theory of Glacier Motion then is this : — A GLACIEB is AN IMPERFECT FLUID, OR A VISCOUS BODY, WHICH IS...CERTAIN INCLINATION BY THE MUTUAL PRESSURE OF ITS PARTS. The sort of consistency to which we refer may be illustrated by that of moderately thick mortar, or...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volumen46;Volumen80

1844
...as a great truth, the theory of Professor Forbes, which is embodied in the following proposition — a GLACIER IS AN IMPERFECT FLUID, OR A VISCOUS BODY,...INCLINATION, BY THE MUTUAL PRESSURE OF ITS PARTS. The idea embodied in this proposition is, doubtless, bold and startling. The Bishop of Annecy shrunk...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volumen80

1844
...Professbr Forbes, which is embodied in the following prOpositidri— a GLACIER IS AN IMPERFECT FLUID, Oft A VISCOUS BODY, WHICH IS URGED DOWN SLOPES OF A CERTAIN...INCLINATION, BY THE MUTUAL PRESSURE OF ITS PARTS. The idea embodied in this proposition is, doubtless, bold and startling. The Bishop of 'Annecy shrunk...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen74

1844
...Professor Forbes's own theory of glacier motion is therefore this: — A glacier is an imperfect fluid, or viscous body, which is urged down slopes of a certain inclination by the mutual pressure of its parts : — and be illustrates and explains this view by such a variety of practical proofs and observations...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen74

1844
...Professor Forbes's own theory of glacier motion is therefore this: — A glacier is an imperfect fluid, or viscous body, which is urged down slopes of a certain inclination by the mutual pressure of its parts : — and he illustrates and explains this view by such a variety of practical proofs and observations...
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THE EDINBURGH REVIEW OR CRITICAL JOURNAL FOR JULY, 1844....OCTOBER, 1844

LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMANS - 1844
...of Professor Forbes, which is embodied in the following proposition — a <1LAC1ER IS AN IMPKRFECT FLUID,' OR A vISCOUS BODY, WHICH IS URGED DOWN SLOPES OF A CERTAIN INCLINATION, BY THB> -MUTUAL PRESSURE OF ITS PARTS. The idea embodied in this proposition is, doubtless, bold and startling....
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volumen17

1845
...resulting from his well-conducted and long-continued observations, is expressed in these words:— " A glacier is an imperfect fluid, or a viscous body,...certain inclination by the mutual pressure of its parts."—(p. 365). And the only hesitation we feel in adopting this opinion lies in the single word...
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Curiosities of Physical Geography

Wilhelm Wittich - 1845 - 415 páginas
...compound of ice and water, more or less yielding according to its state of wetness or infiltration. It ' is an imperfect fluid, or a viscous body, which is urged down the slopes of a certain inclination by the mutual pressure of its parts, and he compares it to a thick...
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