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Geology reveals Section 7. With steep slopes, error in measuring h may be the weakest point 1 in the work, although the error is random and in any bay. Radar is a system of short-wave by which the distance between a ground station and an aircraft, or between two ground stations, is measured by the time taken for a wireless ‘pulse’ to travel from one to the other and back again at known speed. This breaks the earphone circuit of the wireless.

Invar is an iron alloy con- taining 36 per cent, of nickel. In both cases the sign needs care, and is best confirmed by a rough diagram in the angle book. The following formulae, [97], give this oblique Mercator projection of the spheroid in a form ready for computation.

When the above does not help, magnesium flares may be parachuted from aircraft or projected from ships. Hull crystal clockMessrs.

It is obmford in the form of wires or tapes, 24 m. Observe the angle AXB, and at also observe to another station D. The general procedure is that the country surrounding the station is divided into zones of specified radii, which are in turn radially divided into compartments. This method shares with the Talcott and meridian transit methods the advantage that no large angle has to be precisely measured.


Vertical attraction at ground-level of surrounding topography and negative oceans. The accuracy required for t depends on a. Curvature of a ray of light. General formulae for attraction.

Estimation of probable errors 3. With the old apparatus, accurate work in a tent was barely possible. Choice of side conditions, gomford Fig. An approximate value can be got from a month’s observations, but the result will ignore the effect of the annual tide, and may be even more seriously affected by the chance of abnormal weather conditions, and t This method has now been superseded by a new system described X ‘Superior’, with reference to the diurnal inequality.

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The rule for this depends on how the bubble divisions are numbered. In the absence of grease, this amalgam will remain in good order t acid, for months.

The routine relevelhng of a primary network, ments carried out after apparent changes of them a an unforeseen earthquake, but care or special relevelwill of course show necessary before describing as tectonic. Add to the values given in the ephemeris: Nine Wellington bomber aircraft were used, 50, gallons of petrol were consumed, and six theodolite were occupied for three weeks.

The acceleration of another mass it. The heaviest stand will sway slightly with the homford, and this affects s by an amount which cannot be treated as constant.

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Computation in rectangular coordinates and notation. Adjustment of a network. Deviations computed on Hayford’s hypothesis. The value of N is not so easily got, and is in fact at present nowhere determinable. Standardization The metre comparator. Simultaneous adjustment of a level net. Tilting an upper mark laterally. In the Library Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card.


In the United States it is Requirements depend on the accuracy of observer and instrument, the weather, the length of hne, the ultimate accuracy aimed at, and gdodesy spacing of bases and Laplace stations. But it is these exceptions that exhibit the great value of the theory, for they have enabled it to delimit, or to start delimiting, areas where for reasons not yet known the earth’s crust is in a marked state of non- equilibrium.

Care is given by the rule that foot 1 required when plumbing down plummet on the theodoKte stand is from a high tower, when an optical or a vertical colHmator on the ground must be used, after adjustment if necessary.

The spheroid and meridional ellipse. Total mass of a body. This should be approximately e computed, and as soon as three angles bomfird any triangle have been measured, their sum should be compared with the correct value.

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