The Hurricane Guide Being An Attempt To Connect The Rotary Gale Or Revolving Storm With Atmospheric Waves.
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The Hurricane Guide Being An Attempt To Connect The Rotary Gale Or Revolving Storm With Atmospheric Waves.

By William Radcliff Birt
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  • THE
  • HURRICANE GUIDE:
    • BEING
      • AN ATTEMPT TO CONNECT THE
    • ROTATORY GALE OR REVOLVING STORM
      • WITH
    • ATMOSPHERIC WAVES.
      • INCLUDING INSTRUCTIONS FOR OBSERVING THE PHÆNOMENA OF THE WAVES AND STORMS;
        • PRACTICAL DIRECTIONS FOR AVOIDING THE CENTRES OF THE LATTER.
      • BY
    • WILLIAM RADCLIFF BIRT.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • NOTICE.
  • THE
  • HURRICANE GUIDE.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • PHÆNOMENA OF REVOLVING STORMS.
        • LOWER LATITUDES.
        • HIGHER LATITUDES.
        • RIGHT-HAND SEMICIRCLE.
        • LEFT-HAND SEMICIRCLE.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • PHÆNOMENA OF ATMOSPHERIC WAVES.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • OBSERVATIONS.
        • SECTION I.—INSTRUMENTS.
        • II.—TIMES OF OBSERVATION.
        • III.—LOCALITIES FOR ADDITIONAL OBSERVATIONS.
        • IV.—STORMS, HURRICANES, AND TYPHOONS.
        • V.—SEASONS FOR EXTRA OBSERVATIONS.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • Practical Directions for Avoiding the Centres of Rotating Storms.
        • HURRICANE MOVING FROM SOUTH TO NORTH.
        • RIGHT-HAND SEMICIRCLE.
        • LEFT-HAND SEMICIRCLE.
        • HURRICANE MOVING FROM NORTH TO SOUTH.
        • RIGHT-HAND SEMICIRCLE.
        • LEFT-HAND SEMICIRCLE.
        • HURRICANE MOVING PROM WEST TO EAST.
        • RIGHT-HAND SEMICIRCLE.
        • LEFT-HAND SEMICIRCLE.
        • HURRICANE MOVING FROM NORTH-WEST TO SOUTH-EAST.
        • RIGHT-HAND SEMICIRCLE.
        • LEFT-HAND SEMICIRCLE.
    • APPENDIX.
      • TABLE I.—Correction to be added to Barometers for Capillary Action.
    • FOOTNOTES
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