The Physical Geography of the Sea

By Matthew Fontaine Maury, 1806-1873

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers
Published: 1855
Pages: 274 頁
Digitizing sponsor: Research and Collection Division , National Museum of Marine Science & Technology, Keelung, Taiwan

 

CONTENTS

  • I. THE GULF STREAM
  • II. INFLUENCE OF THE GULF STREAM UPON CLIMATES
  • III. THE ATMOSPHERE
  • IV. LAND AND SEA BREEZES
  • V. RED FOGS AND SEA DUST
  • VI. ON THE PROBABLE RELATION BETWEEN MAGNETISM AND THE CIRCULATION OF THE ATMOSPHERE
  • VII. CURRENTS OF THE SEA
  • VIII. THE OPEN SEA IN THE ARCTIC OCEAN
  • IX. THE SALTS OF THE SEA
  • X. THE EQUATORIAL CLOUD-RING
  • XI. ON THE GEOLOGICAL AGENCY OF THE OCEANS
  • XII. THE DEPTHS OF THE OCEAN
  • XIII. THE BASIN OF THE ATLANTIC
  • XIV. THE WINDS
  • XV. CLIMATES OF THE OCEAN
  • XVI. THE DRIFT OF THE SEA
  • XVII. STORMS
  • XVIII. ROUTES
  • XIX. BRUSSELS CONFERENCE, ETC.
  • XX. FORCE OF THE TRADE WINDS OF THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE-PECULIARITIES IN ITS ATMOSPHERIC CIRCULATION
  • XXI. THE SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH OF THE ATLANTIC