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" Often one half of a vessel may be perceived floating in Gulf Stream water, while the other half is in common water of the sea, so sharp is the line and such the want of affinity between those waters, and such too the reluctance, so to speak, on the part... "
The Gentleman's journal - Page 165
1869
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 49

1860 - 620 pages
...of the sea : so sharp is the line, and such the want of aflimty between those waters, and such the reluctance, so to speak, on the part of those of the...Stream to mingle with the common water of the sea." It would appear, too, that this current acttually runs up hill, for the thermometer shows that the...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1855 - 784 pages
...sea ; so sharp is the line, and such the want of affinity between those waters, and the reluctance, on the part of those of the Gulf Stream to mingle with the common water of the sea." — p. 25. This great river spreads in the midAtlantic — one portion sweeping past our own shores...
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University Magazine: A Literary and Philosophic Review, Volume 45

1855 - 804 pages
...sea ; so sharp is the line, and such the want of affinity between, those waters, and the reluctance, on the part of those of the Gulf Stream to mingle with the common water of the sea." — p. 25. This great river spreads in the mid. Atlantic — one portion sweeping past our own shores...
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The Physical Geography of the Sea

Matthew Fontaine Maury - 1855 - 312 pages
...sea ; so sharp is the line, and such the want of affinity between those waters, and the reluctance, on the part of those of the Gulf Stream to mingle with the common water of the sea. philosophers. Modern investigations and examinations are beginning to throw some light Upon the subject,...
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The Physical Geography of the Sea

Matthew Fontaine Maury - 1856 - 636 pages
...sea ; so sharp is the line, and such the want of affinity between those waters, and such, too, the reluctance, so to speak, on the part of those of the...Stream to mingle with the common water of the sea. 3. At the salt-works in France, and along the shores of the Adriatic, where the " salines" are earned...
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The Freewill Baptist Quarterly, Volume 4

1856 - 496 pages
...sea ; so sharp is the line, and such the want of affinity between these waters, and the reluctance on the part of those of the Gulf Stream to mingle with the common water of the sea. What is the cause of the Gulf Stream has always puzzled philosophers. Modern investigations and examinations...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 41

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1857 - 624 pages
...of the sea ; so sharp is the line and the want of affinity between these waters ; and such, too, the reluctance, so to speak, on the part of those of the...Stream to mingle with the common water of the sea." This eloquent passage delineates, in terms happily chosen, some of the most striking features of this...
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The Physical Geography of the Sea, and Its Meteorology

Matthew Fontaine Maury - 1860 - 544 pages
...sea — so sharp is the line, and such the want of affinity between those waters, and such, too, the reluctance, so to speak, on the part of those of the Gulf Stream to mingle with the littoral waters of the sea. 71. At the salt-works in France, and along the shores of the HOWc.UMCI....
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the journal of agriculture

robert scott burn - 1861 - 738 pages
...especially no proprietor of land or cultivator of the soil, should be ignorant. waters, and such the reluctance, so to speak, on the part of those of the...Stream to mingle with the common water of the sea." In the high temperature of the Mexican Gulf it attains a warmth of 86, and, starting with this burden...
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The graduated series of reading-lesson books, Book 5

Graduated series - 1861 - 504 pages
...sea ; so sharp is the line, and such the want of affinity between those waters, and the reluctance, on the part of those of the Gulf Stream to mingle with the common water of the sea. It is a custom often practised by sea-faring people to throw a bottle overboard with a paper, stating...
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