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Davos. Its Local, Physical, and Medical Aspects [By W.H. Vormann, W. Steffen, and O. Peters] Ed. [And Partly Tr.] by W.H. Vormann (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
Discovery Miles 2 700
Davos. Its Local, Physical, and Medical Aspects [By W.H. Vormann, W. Steffen, and O. Peters] Ed. [And Partly Tr.] by W.H....

Davos. Its Local, Physical, and Medical Aspects [By W.H. Vormann, W. Steffen, and O. Peters] Ed. [And Partly Tr.] by W.H. Vormann (Paperback)

W H Vormann

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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. 1882 Excerpt: ...MEANS AND TOTAL RAIN (SNOW) FALL IN DAVOS, FROM 1874-1877 INCLUSIVE, DURINGi THE MONTHS OF ATMOSPHEKIC PEESSURE. The oscillation of the barometer varied in 1876between609-0millimetres(23-995 inches) and643-5 millimetres(25-354inches' 1677 612-9 (24-148 ) 642-3 (25'228 1878 611-4 (24-089 ) 0431 (25-838 J 1879 608-3 (23-967 ) 645'5 (25'433 ' It is scarcely necessary to mention that we have in general during the warm season higher, and during the cold season lower, barometrical readings; the true mean, however (so much is certain), lies close to 030 millimetres (24-8'2'2 inches). All investigations which were formerly made with the barometer of our Station gave the numbers too low; a correction of the former Tables will, however, not be possible until we possess the barometric means for the next few years. Then, of course, the calculations of the height will also have to be modified, although the numbers which are given for the present, viz., 630mm. (24-822 inches) for the barometric reading, and 1562 metres (5125 feet) for the elevation, are not far from the reality. Or 1536 metres (5105 feet); vide Introduction. THE FOEHN. fjaffij FEW words may also bo dedicated to the well-known Swtl Foehn, a wind concerning the nature of which the tSiHs&t opinions of the learned have for a long time differed. Now, however, through the varied and fruitful studies of Messrs. Weilenmann and Billwiller, the question has been settled. K. Billwiller started, among others, the theory that the Foehn originates when the disturbed equilibrium of the atmosphere is reestablished by currents descending from the upper regions. The Alps hinde...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: W H Vormann
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-44313-4
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts
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Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
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LSN: 1-130-44313-2
Barcode: 9781130443134

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