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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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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volumen15

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...being prevented from going higher, extends itself laterally in all directions. But this growth being ae 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 Churchman's companion, Volúmenes1-2

1847
...increases; and being prevented from growing higher, extends itself 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 Gallery of Nature: A Pictorial and Descriptive Tour Through Creation

Thomas Milner - 1848 - 803 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...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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Scripture natural history [by M.F. Maude].

Mary Fawler Maude - 1848 - 452 páginas
...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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Outlines of Physical Geography

George William Fitch - 1856 - 225 páginas
...increases, and being prevented from going higher, must extend itself laterally in all directions; nnd this growth being probably as rapid at the upper edge...dangerous to navigation. In the first place, they arc seldom seen above the water; and in the next, their sides are so abrupt that a ship.s bows may...
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The gallery of nature: a tour through creation, Volumen28

Thomas Milner - 1860
...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...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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Poems of James Montgomery

James Montgomery - 1860 - 379 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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Training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin

William Jordan Unwin - 1862
...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." Another voyager describes the manner in which the coral rock, when it has arrived...
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Outlines of Physical Geography

George William Fitch - 1864 - 225 páginas
...tide is the eventual limit to every part of the reef, a horizontal field comes to be formed coineident with that plane, and perpendicular on all sides. The...the face of the reef is preserved ; and it is this circumstanee which renders this specics of rock so dangerous to navigation. In the first place, they...
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Reading Book

1864
...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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