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" Were it not for the ice, the summers of North Greenland, owing to the continuance of the sun above the horizon, would be as warm as those of England ; but, instead of this, tho » Tyndall, " On Heat, "
The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science - Page 260
1883
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The American Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1868
...icy mantle, the température of the air, even during summer, ftilom rises above the freezing point. Were it not for the ice, the summers of north Greenland,...the horizon, would be as warm as those of England ; Mt instead of this, the Greenland summers are colder than the English winters. If India were covered...
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The American Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of ..., Volume 7; Volume 1867

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1869
...the air, even during summer, ".•M»m rises above the freezing point. Were it n •' :'i ir the i^e, the summers of north Greenland, owing to the continuance...the horizon, would be as warm as those of England ; ; :t instead of this, the Greenland summers are !'kr than the English winters. If India were cowed...
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events: Embracing ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1869
...mantle, the temperature of tho air, even dnring summer, -tUum rues above the freezing point. Were it sot for the ice, the summers of north Greenland, owing to the continuance of tho sun above the horizon, would be as warm as thoso of England ; Vn instead of this, the Greenland...
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Philosophical Magazine

Physics - 1870
...icy mantle, the temperature of the air, even during summer, seldom rises above the freezing-point. Were it not for the ice, the summers of North Greenland,...those of England ; but, instead of this, the Greenland * Scoresby's ' Arctic Regions," vol. ii. p. 379. Darnell's ' Meteorology,' vol. ii. p. 123. t Tyndall,...
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The Student's Manual of Geology

Joseph Beete Jukes - Geology - 1872 - 778 pages
...mantle, the temperature of the air, even during summer, never rises much above the freezing-point. Were it not for the ice, the summers of North Greenland,...continuance of the sun above the horizon, would be es warm as those of England ; but, instead of this, the Greenland summers are colder than our winters....
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The Student's Manual of Geology

Joseph Beete Jukes, Archibald Geikie - Geology - 1872 - 778 pages
...mantle, the temperature of the air, even during summer, never rises much above the freezing-point. Were it not for the ice, the summers of North Greenland,...owing to the continuance of the sun above the horizon, ' Scoresby's Antic Region*, vol. ii. p. 379. Daniell's Meteorology, vol. ii. p. 123. t TyndaU, On Heat,...
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Climate and Time in Their Geological Relations: A Theory of Secular Changes ...

James Croll - Climatology - 1875 - 577 pages
...the character of the rays they would not be absorbed by the air, but would pass into stellar space. "Were it not for the ice, the summers of North Greenland,...as warm as those of England ; but, instead of this, tho » Tyndall, " On Heat," article 364. Greenland summers are colder than our winters. Cover India...
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Climate and Time in Their Geological Relations: A Theory of Secular Changes ...

James Croll - Climatology - 1875 - 577 pages
...the character of the rays they would not be absorbed by the air, but would pass into stellar space. Were it not for the ice, the summers of North Greenland, owing to the continuance of the sun above the horixon, would be as warm as those of England ; but, instead of this, the * Tyndall, " On Heat," article...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 16

Science - 1880
...enormous. " Were it not for the ice," strikingly remarks Dr. Croll, "the summers of Greenland . . . would be as warm as those of England ; but, instead...the Greenland summers are colder than our winters. Cover India with an ice-sheet, and its summers would be colder than those of England." Even on our...
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The American Journal of Science

Earth sciences - 1883
...that the perihelion summers of the Glacial epoch could l>e hot. No snow and ice-covered continent ean enjoy a hot summer. This is clearly shown by the present...falls more or less nine days out of ten. But were the ice covering removed a snow shower during summer would be as great a rarity as it would be with us....
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