Report of the ... Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Volume 42

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J. Murray, 1873
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W. Froude: Experiments on the Surface-friction experienced by a Plane moving through water.
pp.118-124, [Plates II-VII...incomplete]
British Association for the Advancement of Science - 1873 42nd Meeting


Second Supplementary Report on the Extinct Birds of the lascarene
Eighth Report of the Committee for Exploring Kents Cavern Devon
Mr J II BROWN on Refraction and Solar Spots
Professor CROULLEBOIS on the Action of Quartz on UltraViolet Rays
Report of the Committee appointed for the purpose of promoting
Preliminary Report of the Committee appointed to construct and print
Dr ORD on the Crystallization of Salts in Colloid Solutions Page
Experiments on the Surfacefriction experienced by a Plane moving
Report on the Antagonism between the Action of Active Substances
Professor Dickson on the Cones of Pinus pinaster Page
Preliminary Report of the Committee on Siemenss ElectricalResistance
Interim Report of the Committee appointed for the purpose of making
Mr T McK HUGHES on a series of fragments of Chert collected below
Report of the Committee consisting of the Rev Dr GINSBURG W HEP
Mr W F MAYERS on the Panthays of Yunnan
Sur lélimination des Fonctions Arbitraires By Ch HERMITE Corr
Report of the Committee on Earthquakes in Scotland The Committee
Report of the Committee for discussing Observations of Lunar Objects
Report on the Mollusca of Europe compared with those of Eastern North
Report of the Committee for the purpose of investigating the Chemical
Report of the Committee consisting of the Rev Canon TRISTRAM Pro
Report of the Committee appointed to organize an Expedition for
Preliminary Report of a Committee consisting of Professor MICHAEL
Report of the Committee appointed for the purpose of promoting
On the Brighton Waterworks By EDWARD Easton C E F G S
On Amslers Planimeter By F J BRAMWELL C E
other Surfaces 13
Dr J H GLADSTONE on filiform Native Silver 75
Mr W CHANDLER ROBERTS on a Curve Illustrating the British Gold Coinage 82
Dr WILLIAM B CARPENTER on the Temperature and other Physical Condi
Professor ALBERT GAUDRY on the Fossil Animals of Mount Leberon Vaucluse 102
Mr JAMES HOWELL on the Minerals lately found in the Drainageworks
Mr J GWYN JEFFREYS on Submarine Explorations with reference
Mr T A READWIN on the Coal and IronMines of the Arigna District
Mr W B HEMSLEYs Summary Analysis of the Flora of Sussex Phænogams
Prof P J VAN BENEDEN sur les Baleines du Crag dAnvers 134
Mr John ROBERTSON on the Perforating Instruments of Pholas candida 140
Prof W H FLOWER on the Arrangement and Nomenclature of the Lobes
Mr GEORGE HARRIS on the Concurrent Contemporaneous Progress of Reno
The Rev J C ATKINSON on the Predominating Danish Aspect of the Local
Mr John Evans on the Alphabet and its Origin 181
The Rev W GREENWELL on the Barrows of the Yorkshire Wolds 187
Prof T RUPERT Jones on some Bone and other Implements from the Caves
Mr R B Shaw on the Religious Cairns of the Ilimalayan Region 194
Mr W P ANDREW on the EuphratesValley Route to India 203
Mr GRYF JAXA DE BYKOWSKI on a Through Railway Route to India viâ
General R STRACHEY on the Scope of Scientific Geography illustrated
MajorGeneral Sir JAMES E ALEXANDER on the Pollution of Rivers 220
Professor HULL on a Proposal for supplying Pure Water to Villages
BERGERON on the Rapid and Economical Transport of Merchandise 241
Mr W FLEMING on the Steering of Ships in special relation to a new form
Maj Gen H Y D Scott on Defecating Sewage and Utilizing the Deposit

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