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" ... corpuscles which lye loose in its way, and are withal so small as to be able to pass those interstices ; forcing them along with it into the perpendicular intervalls ; to which it naturally directs its course, as finding there a ready exit and discharge,... "
An Essay Towards a Natural History of the Earth, and Terrestrial Bodies ... - Page 199
by John Woodward - 1723 - 304 pages
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The Library of Agricultural and Horticultural Knowledge: With an Appendix on ...

Library - Agriculture - 1830 - 523 pages
...from all springs, which can only be effectually performed by under-draining: 1 . Origin of Springs. The water which falls upon the surface of the earth in rain, snow, &c., penetrates its substance till it meets with a stratum of clay, stone, or some other substance...
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Parliamentary Papers, Volume 22

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - Bills, Legislative - 1850
...what passes there, many instances of filtration present themselves to our notice ; it is by filtration that the water which falls upon the surface of the earth in dew, showers of rain, or storms of hail or snow, makes its way into the soil which it vivifies ; it...
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Report of the National Academy of Sciences

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) - Science - 1864
...of more than eight to one. It is another proposition, laid down and enforced with much reiteration, that the water which falls upon the surface of the earth, in whatever latitude, is entirely, or almost entirely, raised from the torrid zone. This, indeed, is a...
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Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 49th ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1864
...of more than eight to one. It is another proposition, laid down and enforced with much reiteration, that the water which falls upon the surface of the earth, in whatever latitude, is entirely, or almost entirely, raised from the torrid zone. This, indeed, is a...
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Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical ..., Volume 23

American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers - Metallurgy - 1894
...course, as finding there a ready exit and discharge, being partly exhaled thence up into the atmosphere, and partly flowing forth upon the surface of the earth,...falls upon the surface of the earth in rain, bears also some, tho' a lesser, share in this action ; this, soaking into the strata which Ire near the surface,...
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The Genesis of Ore Deposits

Franz Pošepný, Rossiter Worthington Raymond - Ore deposits - 1902 - 806 pages
...course, as finding there a ready exit and discharge, being partly exhaled thence up into the atmosphere, and partly flowing forth upon the surface of the earth,...falls upon the surface of the earth in rain, bears also some, Iho' a lesser, share in this action ; this, soaking into the strata which lye near the surface,...
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The Genesis of Ore Deposits

František Pošepný - Ore deposits - 1902 - 806 pages
...discharge, being panlj exhaled thence up into the atmosphere, and partly flowing forth upon the surffcs of the earth, and forming springs and rivers. " That...which falls upon the surface of the earth in rain, bean sl-j gome, tho' a lesser, share in this action ; this, soaking into the strata which ke near the...
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