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" But this growth being as rapid at the upper edge as it is lower down, the steepness of the face of the reef is still preserved. "
Outlines of Physical Geography - Página 8
por George William Fitch - 1867 - 112 páginas
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volumen10

Walter Scott - 1821
...being prevented from growing higher, extends itself laterally in all directions. But this growth being as rapid at the upper edge as it is lower down, the steepness of the face of the reef is still preserved. These are the circumstances which render coral reefs so dangerous in navigation ;...
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Voyage to Loo-Choo, and Other Places in the Eastern Seas, in the ..., Volumen1

Basil Hall - 1826 - 322 páginas
...surface, where they also must stop. Tims, as the level of the highest tide is the eventual limit to every part of the reef, a horizontal field comes to be formed...is this circumstance which renders. this species of rocks so dangerous in navigation. In the first place, they are seldom seen above the water ; and in...
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The Lusiad: An Epic Poem

Luís de Camões - 1826 - 585 páginas
...reef, as it can now reach no higher, extends itself laterally in all directions. But this growth, being as rapid at the upper edge, as it is lower down, the steepness of the sides is still preserved. These are the two circumstances which render coral reefs dangerous in navigation."...
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Extracts from a Journal: Written on the Coasts of Chili, Peru, and ..., Volumen1

Basil Hall - 1827
...surface, where they also must stop. Thus, as the level of the highest tide is the eventual limit to every part of the reef, a horizontal field comes to be formed...upper edge as it is lower down, the steepness of the lace of the reef is preserved; and it is thia circumstance which renders this species of rocks so dangerous...
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The Pelican Island: And Other Poems

James Montgomery - 1827 - 264 páginas
...being prevented from growing higher, extends itself laterally in all directions. But the growth being as rapid at the upper edge as it is lower down, the steepness of the face of the reef is still preserved. These are the circumstances which render coral reefs so dangerous in navigation ;...
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Physical Geography

H. J. Lloyd - 1828
...being prevented from going higher, extends itself laterally in all directions. But this growth being as rapid at the upper edge as it is lower down, the steepness of the face of the reef is still preserved. These are the circumstances which render coral reefs so dangerous in navigation ;...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volumen10

Walter Scott - 1821
...being prevented from growing higher, extends itself laterally in all directions. But this growth being as rapid at the upper edge as it is lower down, the steepness of the face of the reef is still preserved. These are the circumstances which render coral reefs so dangerous in navigation ;...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1828
...being prevented from growing higher, extends itself laterally in all directions. But the growth being as rapid at the upper edge as it is lower down, the steepness of the face of the reef is still preserved. These are the circumstances which render coral reefs so dangerous in navigation ;...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White

Samuel Rogers - 1830 - 488 páginas
...being prevented from growing higher, extends itse laterally in all directions. But the growth being as rapid at the upper edge as it is lower down, the stee. oess of the face of the reef is still preserved. These are the circumstances which render coral...
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Voyage to Loo-Choo, and Other Places in the Eastern Seas in the Year 1816 ...

Basil Hall - 1832 - 322 páginas
...surface, where they also must stop. Thus, as the level of the highest tide is the eventual limit to every part of the reef, a horizontal field comes to be formed...steepness of the face of the reef is preserved; and it la this circumstance which renders this species of rocks so dangerous in navigation. In the first place,...
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