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" The examination of a coral reef, during the different stages of one tide, is particularly interesting. When the tide has left it for some time, it becomes dry, and appears to be a compact rock, exceedingly hard and... "
La Belle Assemblée - Página 56
1818
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The ocean

Philip Henry Gosse - 1849
...recorded some pleasing observations on this singular formation, in his voyage to Loo-Choo. He says, " The examination of a coral reef during the different stages of one tide, is particularly interesting. When the sea has left it for some time it becomes dry, and appears to be...
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Oceanus, Or, A Peaceful Progress O'er the Unpathed Sea

Frances Osborne - 1850 - 307 páginas
...reefs during the different stages of one tide, and gives the following description as the result: —' When the tide has left it for some time, it be-"comes...appears to be a compact rock, exceedingly hard and rugged; but as the tide rises, and the waves begin to wash over it, the coral worms protrude themselves...
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Tales of the sea and land

Frances Osborne - 1851 - 307 páginas
...reefs during the different stages of one tide, and gives the following description as the result: —' When the tide has left it for some time, it becomes...appears to be a compact rock, exceedingly hard and rugged; but as the tide rises, and the waves begin to wash over it, the coral worms protrude themselves...
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The World of Waters, Or, A Peaceful Progress O'er the Unpathed Sea

Mrs Fanny Osborne - 1852 - 363 páginas
...during the different stages of one tide, and gives the following description as the result : — ' When the tide has left it for some time, it becomes...appears to be a compact rock, exceedingly hard and rugged ; but as the tide rises, and the waves begin to wash over it, the coral worms protrude themselves...
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The Schoolmate, Volumen4

A. R. Phippen - 1854
...Captain Basil Hall, in his "Voyage to Loo-Choo," makes the following observations on coral islands: "The examination of a coral reef during the different stages of one tide is particularly interesting. When the sea has left it for some time, it becomes dry, and appears to be...
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Outlines of Physical Geography

George William Fitch - 1856 - 225 páginas
...examination of a coral reef during the different stages of one tide is particularly interesting. When the sea has left it for some time, it becomes dry, and appears...be a compact rock exceedingly hard and ragged ; but no sooner does the tide rise again, and the waves begin to wash over it, than millions of coral worms...
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Outlines of Physical Geography

George William Fitch - 1856 - 225 páginas
...Captain Basil Hall, in his " Voyage to Loo-Choo," makes the following observations on coral islands : " The examination of a coral reef during the different stages of one tide is particularly interesting. When the sea has left it for some time, it becomes dry, and appears to be...
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Outlines of Physical Geography

George William Fitch - 1856 - 225 páginas
...Captain Basil Hall, in his " Voyage to Loo-Choo," makes the following observations on coral islands : " The examination of a coral reef during the different stages of one tide is particularly interesting. When the sea has left it for some time, it becomes dry, and appears to be...
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The gallery of nature: a tour through creation, Volumen28

Thomas Milner - 1860
...around Loo Choo, where the zoophytes belonging to the genera Astrea are most common, who remarks : " The examination of a coral reef, during the different stages of one tide, is particularly interesting. "When the sea has left it for some time, it becomes dry, and appears to be...
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Poems of James Montgomery

James Montgomery - 1860 - 379 páginas
...reefs, extracted from Captain Basil Hall's "Voyage to the Island of Loo Choo, in the Chinese Sea:"— "The examination of a coral reef during the different stages of one tide is particularly interesting. When the tide has left it for some time it becomes dry, and appears to be...
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