The Law of Storms
The various phenomena by which their approach can be
ascertained with certainty, and practical directions to
mariners for the avoidance of their fury, compiled from
various sources
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The Law of Storms The various phenomena by which their approach can be ascertained with certainty, and practical directions to mariners for the avoidance of their fury, compiled from various sources
By John Wilson Ross
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Table of Contents
  • THE LAW OF STORMS:
  • ON HURRICANES AND THE LAW OF STORMS.
    • On Hurricanes or Cyclones.
    • METEOROLOGICAL SIGNS RECOGNIZED BY THE FEELINGS.
    • METEOROLOGICAL SIGNS RECOGNIZED BY THE EYE.
    • METEOROLOGICAL SIGNS RECOGNIZED BY THE EAR.
    • THE METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA ACCOMPANYING A REVOLVING STORM MAY ALSO BE ENUMERATED THUS:
    • INDICATIONS OF APPROACHING OR EXISTING HURRICANES, MANIFESTED BY THE OCEAN, OF ESPECIAL UTILITY TO VESSELS AT ANCHOR IN ROADSTEADS.
    • RULES FOR TRIMMING THE SHIP IN A HURRICANE.
  • ADMIRAL FITZROY’S INSTRUCTIONS ON THE USE OF THE BAROMETER IN NORTH LATITUDE.
    • The Barometer Rises:
    • A Thermometer Falls:
    • A Thermometer Rises:
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