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" ... ocean. It is divided into distinct columns of five or six miles in length and three or four in breadth... "
The Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art - Page 315
1841
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Glimpses of Irish Industries

John Bowles Daly - 1889 - 262 pages
...body is approaching, its breadth and depth is such as to alter the very appearance of the ocean. It is divided into columns of five or six miles in length and three or four broad, while the water before it curls up as if forced out of its bed. Naturalists fail to discover...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 9

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1813 - 544 pages
...from the Straits of Bellisle to Cape Hatteras; the other, proceeding easterly in a number of distinct columns of five or six miles in length, and three or four iu breadth, till they reach the Shetland islands, whicH they generally do about the end of April, is...
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The Unnatural History of the Sea

Callum Roberts - 2007 - 456 pages
...breadth and depth is such as to alter the very appearance of the ocean. It is divided into distinct columns, of five or six miles in length, and three or four broad; while the water before them curls up, as if forced out of its bed. Sometimes they sink for the...
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The Select Magazine for the Instruction and Amusement of Young ..., Volume 3

1823
...counted 9,384,000 eggs in a cod-fish of a middling size. the very ocean. It is divided into distinct columns of five or six miles in length, and three or four in breadth. A similar multiplication of pilchards may be inferred from the enormous quantities which annually visit...
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The Astro-meteoric Journal

1867 - 562 pages
...of the main body is such as to alter the appearance of the very ocean ; it is divided into distinct columns of five or six miles in length, and three or four in breadth, driving the water before them with a very perceptible rippling : sometimes they sink for the space...
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Enterprise, Industry and Art of Man: As Displayed in Fishing, Hunting ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1845 - 352 pages
...breadth and depth are such as to alter the appearance of the very ocean. It is divided into distinct columns of five or six miles in length, and three or four in breadth, and their motion causes a strong rippling in the water. Sometimes they sink for the space of ten or...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 50

1856 - 846 pages
...breadth and depth is such as to alter the very appearance of the ocean. It is divided into distinct columns of five or six miles in length, and three or four in breadth, and they drive the water before them with a kind of rippling ; sometimes they sink for the space of...
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