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" That Mr Harrison's watch cannot be depended upon to keep the longitude within a degree in a West India voyage of six weeks ; nor to keep the longitude within half a degree for more than a fortnight ; and then it must be kept in a place where the thermometer... "
The Theory and Practice of Finding the Longitude at Sea Or Land: To which ... - Σελίδα 266
των Andrew Mackay - 1809 - 8 σελίδες
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The Monthly Review, Τόμος 36

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1767
...thermometer is ajways forae degrees above freezing : that, in cafe the cold amounts to freezing, th« watch cannot be depended upon to keep the longitude...degree for more than a few days ; and perhaps not fo long, if the cold be very intenfe : neverthelefs, that it is a ufeful and valuable invention, end,...

The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Τόμος 24

Tobias Smollett - 1767
...thermometer is always fome degrees above freezing : that, in cafe the cold amounts to freezing, the wttch cannot be depended upon to keep the longitude within...a degree for more than a few days, and perhaps not fo long, if the cold be very intenfe : neverthelefs, it is a ufeful and valuable invention, and, in...

The European Magazine: And London Review, Τόμος 47

1805
...freezing : that in cafe the cold amounts to freezing, the watch cannot be depended upon to keep (he longitude within half a degree for more than a few days ; and perhaps not Co lo , if the cold be yeryintenfe: nevertheless, th« it is a ufeful and valuable invention ; and,...

The European Magazine: And London Review, Τόμος 47

1805
...cannot be depended upon to keer> the longitude within a degree in a Weft India voyage of fix weeks } nor to keep the longitude within half a degree for more than a fortnight ; and then it muft be kept in a place where the thermometer is always fbme degrees above...

Memoirs of a Trait in the Character of George III. of These United Kingdoms ...

John Harrison - 1835 - 256 σελίδες
...with his dexter hand than affixed his signature to such a heterodox article of mechanical belief. ' freezing, the Watch cannot be depended upon to 'keep the Longitude within half a degree for more to the aggregate of those commanders, among whom there are deficiencies so great, that at Hull, one...

Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1837
...cannot be depended upon to keep the longitude within a degree in a West India voyage of six weeks ; nor to keep the longitude within half a degree for more than a fortnight ; and then it must be kept in a place where the thermometer is always some degrees above...

The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Τόμος 5

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1863
...general opinion delivered by Mr Maskelyne, concerning Mr Harrison's watch, was in the following words : " That Mr Harrison's watch cannot be depended upon to...the longitude within half a degree for more than a lew days ; and perhaps not so long, if the cold be intense : nevertheless, that it is a useful and...

The Observatory, Τόμος 14

1891
...cannot be depended upon to keep the longitude within a degree in a West India voyage of 6 weeks, nor to keep the longitude within half a degree for more than a fortnight, and then it must be kept in a place where the thermometer is always some degrees above freezing...

Below the Convergence: Voyages Toward Antarctica, 1699-1839

Alan Gurney - 2007 - 315 σελίδες
..."cannot be depended upon to keep the longitude within a degree in a West India voyage of six weeks; nor to keep the longitude within half a degree for more than a fortnight, and then it must be kept in a place where the thermometer is some degrees above freezing."...
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