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" Since the time we first entered Sir James Lancaster's Sound, the sluggishness of the compasses, as well as the amount of their irregularity produced by the attraction of the ship's iron, had been found very rapidly, though uniformly, to increase as we... "
Philosophical Magazine - Page 370
1821
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 3

Theology - 1821
...equal intervals. Some island*, to which the name of Prince Leopold was given, were also strutiñed horizontally, but without the buttress-like projections....true course of the Hecla was about SSW the binnacle aod azimuth compasses at the same time agreed in showing N. NW 1-2 W. making the variation «o be allowed...
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Annals of Philosophy, Volume 2

Science - 1821
...Variation of the Magnetic Needle. Capt. Parry observed that, from the time he first entered Sir James Lancaster's Sound, the sluggishness of the compasses, as well as the amount of their irregularity produced by the attraction of the ship's iron", had been found very rapidly, though uniformly, to increase...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 9

England - 1821
...arising from his not using a standard compass. Captain Parry says, "from the time we entered Lancaster Sound the sluggishness of the compasses, as well as the amount of their irregularity, produced by the attraction of the ship, had been found rapidly, but uniformly to increase ;" and Captain...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 4

1822
...to him. We will give the account, in his own language : ' Since the time we first entered Sir James Lancaster's Sound, the sluggishness of the compasses, as well as the amount of their irregu-' larity, produced by the attraction of the ship's iron, had been found very rapidly, though...
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Journals of the first, second and third voyages for the discovery ..., Volume 1

sir William Edward Parry - Arctic regions - 1828
...ROBERT SEPPINGS, one of the Surveyors of his Majesty's navy. Since the time we first entered Sir James Lancaster's Sound, the sluggishness of the compasses, as well as the amount of their irregularity produced by the attraction of the ship's iron, had been found very rapidly, though uniformly, to increase,...
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The Polar Regions of the Western Continent Explored: Embracing a ...

William Joseph Snelling - Arctic regions - 1831 - 501 pages
...called Cape Clarence, and another to the southeast of it, was named Cape Seppings. Since the time they first entered Lancaster's Sound, the sluggishness...compasses, as well as the amount of their irregularity produced by the attraction of the ship's iron, had been found very rapidly, though uniformly, to increase,...
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Stories of Discovery Told by Discovers...

E. E. Hale - 1882 - 290 pages
...of whales were seen in the course of this day's run. . . . Since the time we first entered Sir James Lancaster's Sound, the sluggishness of the compasses, as well as the amount of their irregularity produced by the attraction of the ship's iron, had been found very rapidly, though uniformly, to increase...
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Stories of Discovery Told by Discoverers

Edward Everett Hale - Discoveries in geography - 1883 - 290 pages
...of whales were seen in the course of this day's run. . . . Since the time we first entered Sir James Lancaster's Sound, the sluggishness of the compasses, as well as the amount of their irregularity produced by the attraction of the ship's iron, had been found very rapidly, though uniformly, to increase...
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Philosophy of Nature, Volume 3

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - 2002
...which took place on August 7, 1819 (op. tit. pp. 37-38), 'Since the time we first entered Sir James Lancaster's Sound, the sluggishness of the compasses, as well as the amount of their irregularity produced by the attraction of the ship's iron, had been found very rapidly, though uniformly, to increase,...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator, Volume 3

Theology - 1821
...N. long. 86 deg. 30 min. 30 sec. ; these they named Burnet's Inlet and Stratton Inlet. The cliff's on this part of the coast present a singular appearance,...about SSW the binnacle and azimuth compasses at the same time agreed in showing N. NW 1-2W. making the variation to be allowed on that course, eleven points...
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