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Report of the Army Medical Department, Great Britain Volume 11 (Paperback) Loot Price: R814 Discovery Miles 8 140
Report of the Army Medical Department, Great Britain Volume 11 (Paperback): Books Group
Report of the Army Medical Department, Great Britain Volume 11 (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 Excerpt: ...winds. The rainfall at night is also accounted for by the land breeze from the lofty hills near Labuan. I could say much more on many interesting points, but will conclude with an extract from a despatch of his Excellency the Governor, dated 18th November, 1868. "The climate of Labuan closely resembles that of the warm summer months Climate. "in the South of Ireland. The temperature is far lower than in most of the "Queen's Eastern dominions. It varies very little during the year, the ex"trome ranges being from 71 to 90. Its insular condition, its proximity to "the highest mountain ranges in Borneo, and its relation to the equatorial "cloud ring, no doubt accounts for the remarkable fact that the rain generally "falls at night. "The perpetual verdure of the island, its numerous stately trees and flowering "shrubs, and the luxurious foliage of the adjacent islets, render Labuan ex"tremely beautiful." The barracks are situated towards the S.E. part of the island, a mile and a Barracks--quarter from the town of Victoria, on the highest table-land, 96 feet above sea elevation and level. They are placed 30 yards N.E. from the edge of a ravine commencing situation, at this northern boundary, the site being marked by a shallow surface-weS used for ablution purposes. They consist of six wooden huts elevated on brick pillars three feet high, Wooden huts, distant from each other about twenty yards; the short diameter of each faces N.E. and S.W. Three were built in 1861; they are in line. Each is 100 feet long, 10 feet Barracks--3 high, and 16 feet wide, with floor, sides, and ends of plank; no ceiling, and a in line; Bize roof of attaps, the ridge of which is 18 feet from the floor. At the S.E. end of and constru...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 278
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-98850-5
Barcode: 9781130988505
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-98850-3

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