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" ... That the strata are very nearly regularly disposed around the centre of gravity of the earth. — 3. That the surface of this spheroid, of which the sea covers a part, has a figure a little different from what it would assume in virtue of the laws... "
The Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art - Page 381
1842
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26, Volume 12

1823 - 946 pages
...different from what it would assume in virtue of the laws of equilibrium, if it became fluid : 4>. That the depth of the sea is a small fraction of the difference...which disturb its surface, have very little depth : And 6. That the whole earth has been originally fluid. These results (he says) ought to be placed...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 1

1819
...from what it would assume in virtue of the laws of equilibrium, if it became fluid. — 4. That the depth of the sea is a small fraction of the difference...experiment, ought, in my opinion, to be placed among the small number of truths which Geology presents," 2. On, theLkltraAvm of the Moon. — Our astronomical...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 1

1819
...from what it would assume in virtue of the laws of equilibrium, if it became fluid. — 4. That the depth of the sea is a small fraction of the difference...experiment, ought, in my opinion, to be placed among the small number of truths which Geology presents." .2. On the Lihration of the Moon. — Our astronomical...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 1

1819 - 480 pages
...from what it would assume in virtue of the laws of equilibrium, if it became fluid,—* 4. That the depth of the sea is a small fraction of the difference...results (says La Place) of analysis and experiment, pughtj in my opinion, to be placed among the small number of truths which Geology presents." 2. On...
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of ..., Volume 5

1819 - 610 pages
...different from what it would assume iu virtue of the laws of equilibrium, if it became fluid. 4. That the depth of the sea is a small fraction of the difference...That the irregularities of the earth, and the causes wluYh disturb its surface, have very little depth. 6. That the whole earth has been originally fluid....
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 1

1819 - 478 pages
...from what it would assume in virtue of the laws of equilibrium, if it became fluid. — 4. That the depth of the sea is a small fraction of the difference of the two axefi of the earth. — 5. That the irregularities of the earth, and the causes which disturb its surface,...
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Monthly Review; Or New Literary Journal

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1820 - 574 pages
...which it would assume in consequence of the laws of equilibrium, if the entire mass was a fluid. 4. The depth of the sea is a small fraction of the difference of the two terrestrial axes. 5. The irregularities of the earth, and the causes which disturb its surface, have...
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A Description of the Shetland Islands: Comprising an Account of Their ...

Samuel Hibbert - 1822 - 670 pages
...different from what it would assome in virtue of the laws of equilibrium, if it became fluid I. That the depth of the sea is a small fraction of the difference...has been originally fluid." " These results" (says LAPLACE) " of analysis and experiment, ought, in my opinion, to be placed among the small number of...
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The Edinburgh annual register, Volume 12

1823 - 940 pages
...from what it would assume in virtue of the laws of equilibrium, if it became fluid : 4°. That the depth of the sea is a small fraction of the difference...which disturb its surface, have very little depth : And G. That the whole earth has been originally fluid. These results (he says) ought to be placed...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register

Walter Scott - 1823 - 944 pages
...different from what it would assume in virtue of the laws of equilibrium, if it became fluid : 1. That the depth of the sea is a small fraction of the difference...and the causes' which disturb its surface, have very Kttle depth : And 6. That the whole earth has been originally fluid. These results (he says) ought...
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