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Water transparency observations along the east coast of North America

Jerome Williams

Water transparency observations along the east coast of North America

by Jerome Williams

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Light -- Transmission.,
  • Seawater.,
  • Atlantic Ocean.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jerome Williams, E.R. Fenimore Johnson and Albert C. Dyer.
    SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections -- v.139, no.10, Publication -- 4391, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 4391.
    ContributionsJohnson, E. R. Fenimore 1899-, Dyer, Albert C.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p., 2 p. leaf of plates. :
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19350255M

      The Erie Canal is a mile waterway that connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean via the Hudson River in upstate New York. The channel, which. The soundscape in waters off the east coast of North America changed almost overnight as the usual background drone of giant ships dissolved into a relative sea of tranquility.

    The observation that North America is composed of five distinct 'nations' is interesting and the description of each nation at the beginning of each chapter makes this book worth reading. However, the anecdotes which are used to illustrate the character of each nation, and which comprise the bulk of the book, are just plain tedious.4/5(54). The warm Gulf Stream originating in the tropical Caribbean, for instance, carries about times more water than the Amazon River. The current moves along the U.S. East Coast across the Atlantic Ocean towards Europe. The heat from the Gulf Stream keeps much of Northern Europe significantly warmer than other places equally as far north.

    Atlantic coast of North America from the offing of South Carolina and from coastal North Carolina waters to the outer coast of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton; northward as a stray to the Gulf of St. Lawrence and to the south and east coasts of Newfoundland; southward to Florida in deep water. Occurrence in the Gulf of Maine—. Lucy Treloar’s earlier book, Salt Creek was set in Australia and vividly brought to life 19th century Australia so I was looking forward to reading Wolfe Island. I wasn’t disappointed, it is a lovely and relevant book to the times we live in, and redolent with imagery of 4/5().


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