| 1801 - 426 pages
...?„ Wanting 2. Wanting' to know the breadth of a river, I measured 100 yards in a right line close **by one side of it ; and at each end of this line I found the angles,** subtended by the other end and a tree close by the other side of the river, to be 53° and 79° 12'.... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1807
...xx. Wanting to know the breadth of a river, I measured a base of 509 yards in a straight line close **by one side of it; and at each end of this line I found the angles** subtended by the other end and a tree, close to the bank on the other side of the river, to be 53°... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1811
...xx. Wanting to know the breadth of a river, I measured a base of 500 yards in a straight line close **by one side of it ; and at each end of this line I .found the angles** subtended by the other end and a tree, close to the bank on the other side of the river, to be 53°... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1818 - 438 pages
...Wanting to know the breadth of a river, I measured a distance of 120 yards in a straight line by the **side of it, and at each end of this line, I found the angles** subtended by the other end and a tree, close by the opposite side of the river, to be 51° 45' and... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1818
...xx. Wanting to know the breadth of a river, l measured a base of 500 yards in a straight line close **by one side of it ; and at each end of this line** l found the angles subtended by the other end and a tree close to the bank on the other side of the... | |
| Robert Gibson - 1821 - 544 pages
...6. Wanting to know the breadth of a river, l measured a base of 500 yards in a straight line close **by one side of it, and at each end of this line, I found the angles** subtended by the other end and a tree, close to the bank on the other side of the river, to be 53°... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1822
...xx. Wanting to know the breadth of a river, I measured a base of 500 yards in a straight line close **by one side of it ; and at each end of this line I found the angles** sabtended by the other end and a tree close to the bank on the other side of the river, to be 63«... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1831
...to know the breadth of n river, I measured a base of 500 yards in a straight line close by one aide **of it ; and at each end of this line I found the angles** «ubtended by the other end and a tree, close to the bank on the other side of the river, to he 53°... | |
| Robert Gibson - 1832 - 348 pages
...6. Wanting to know the breadth of a river, I measured a base of 500 yards in a straight line close **by one side of it, and at each end of this line I found the angles** subtended by the other end and a tree close to the bank on the other side of the river to be 533 and... | |
| William Smyth - 1834 - 72 pages
...100.13 feet. 8 . Wanting to know the breadth of a river, I measured 100 yards in a right line close **by one side of it, and at each end of this line I found the angles** subtended by the other end and a tree close by the other side of the river to be 53° and 79° 12'.... | |
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