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" Calcutta, it fometimes occafions an inftantaneous rife of five feet : and both here, and in every other part of its track, the boats, on its approach, immediately quit the more, and make for fafety to the middle of the river. "
Memoir of a Map of Hindoostan: Or the Mogul Empire: with an Introduction ... - Page 278
by James Rennell - 1788 - 295 pages
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 24

Edmund Burke - 1800
...draw of any confiderable portion of the accumulating tide. In the Hoogly or Calcutta River, the Bert commences at Hoogly point (the place where the river...travelling from one to the other, although the diftance it near 70 miles. At Calcutta, it fometimes occafions an inftantaneous rife of fivie feet : and both...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 52

1781
...River, the bore commences at Hoogly Point (the place where the river firft contracts itfelf) and js perceptible above Hoogly Town; and fo quick is its...near 70 miles. At Calcutta, it fometimes occafions an inflantaneous rife of five feet : and both here, and in every other part of its tr'.ick, the boats,...
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Annual Register, Volume 24

1800
...the river firft contrails itfelf), and is perceptible above Hoogly Town ; and fo quick isitsmotion, that it hardly employs four hours in travelling from one to the other, although the diftance it near 70 miles. At Calcutta, it fometimes occafions an inflantaneous rife of five feet : and both...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

1800
...the river firft contrails itfelf), and is perceptible above Hoogly Town ; and fo quick isitsmotion, that it hardly employs four hours in travelling from one to the other, although the diftance it near 70 miles. At Calcutta, it fometimes occafions an inftantaneous rife of five feet : and both...
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The Oriental Navigator, Or, New Directions for Sailing to and from the East ...

Joseph Huddart - 1801 - 655 pages
...10.27 8.42 8.57 9.19 8.12 7.27 7.24 XV. 3.00 1.30112.47 12.30 I2.0C ii. 16 9-30 9-45 10.7 9-0 8.15 8.12 the diftance is near 70 miles. At Calcutta it fometimes occafions an inftantaneous rife of 5 feet : and both here and in every other part of its track, the boats on its approach immediately...
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Oriental Commerce, Or, The East India Trader's Complete Guide: Containing a ...

William Milburn - 1825 - 586 pages
...(the place where the river first contracts itself), and is perceptible above Hughley Town ; and so quick is its motion, that it hardly employs four hours...in travelling from one to the other, although the distance is nearly 70 miles. At Calcutta it sometimes occasions an instantaneous rise of five feet...
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A Geological Manual

Henry Thomas De La Beche - 1832 - 535 pages
...place where the river first contracts itself, and is perceptible above Hughly Town; and so quick 13 its motion, that it hardly employs four hours in travelling from one to the other, although the distance is near seventy miles. At Calcutta, it sometimes causes an instantaneous rise of five feet;...
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Proceedings

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1858
...^^^21jg ^S^^^^w /3 • . \ Sriver first contracts itself, and is perceptible above Hoogly Town ; and so quick is its motion that it hardly employs four hours in travelling from one to the other, though the distance is nearly seventy miles. At Calcutta it sometimes occasions an instantaneous rise...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ..., Volume 1

Sir Charles Lyell - 1867 - 649 pages
...voL ii. p. 166. London, t Phil. Trans. 1833, p. 204. 1845. { See Lyell's Travels in Jiorth Amethat it hardly employs four hours in travelling; from one to the other, though the distance is nearly seventy miles. At Calcutta it sometimes occasions an instantaneous rise...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - 1872
...Point, the place where the river first contracts itself, and is perceptible above Hoogly Town ; and so quick is its motion, that it hardly employs four hours in travelling from one to the other, though the distance is nearly seventy miles. At Calcutta it sometimes occasions an instantaneous rise...
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