By Joseph Schwarz
Buy of this publication comprises unfastened trial entry to www.million-books.com the place you could learn greater than one million books at no cost. Excerpt from booklet: part 3CHAPTER II. rationalization OF THE SEAS, RIVERS, MOUNTAINS, AND VALLEYS OF PALESTINE. Palestine has 3 lakes* or seas :—1, the useless Sea, or Lake Asphaltites; 2, the ocean of Genezereth, or Lake of Tiberias; and three, the ocean of Merom, or Lake Semechonitis. Dud o' Or nSon D' (Gen. xiv. 8.) The Salt or lifeless Sea (Lake Asphaltites) is named within the Arabic language Bachr Lot (Lot's Sea), and is 70 Englishmiles in size, and from 15 to twenty in breadth.* in the direction of the south, despite the fact that, it's slim and shoal, and approximately four miles vast, and from three to four toes intensive. This sea is enclosed at the east and west through excessive mountains and rocks; yet in the direction of the southeast there's an in depth, reasonable and fruitful simple, a number of miles in measurement. it's real that the water of this sea is obvious and natural; nonetheless it is extra impregnated with salty topic than all different sea-waters, and is withal very sour, a little bit sulphurousin scent, and so acrid that not anyone can hold it in his mouth. while I made the try to take a bit of it in my mouth, the pointy, sour, and sulphurous flavor remained perceptible greater than part an hour. Salt thrown during this water is still undissolved. a hundred components of this water include forty two components of salts, 24 elements sour, salty, and bitter calcareous earth, and seven elements salty natron. the burden of this water, in comparison to natural distilled water, is as 1211 to one thousand. To institute numerous comparative experiments, I hired water from the useless Sea, a few taken from the Mediterranean at Jaffa, and the standard cistern (rain) water; and, on weighing them, i discovered that the 1st in comparison to the second one as nine to eight, and to the latter as nine to 7. i've got, even though, to comment the following, that I made those experiments within the month of April, at which period the useless Sea had, as a result of endured rains, taken up many streams, via which...
By Jacques C.J. Nihoul, Jacques C.J. Nihoul, Andrey G. Kostianoy
The present warming tendencies within the Arctic may perhaps shove the Arctic approach right into a seasonally ice-free kingdom no longer noticeable for a couple of million years. The melting is accelerating, and researchers have been not able to spot traditional procedures that would gradual the deicing of the Arctic. Such vast extra melting of Arctic and Antarctic glaciers and ice sheets might bring up the ocean point around the globe, flooding the coastal components the place a few of the international s inhabitants lives. reports, led through scientists on the nationwide heart for Atmospheric study (NCAR) and the college of Arizona, express that greenhouse fuel raises over the subsequent century may possibly hot the Arctic through 3-5Â°C in summertime. hence, Arctic summers via 2100 should be as hot as they have been approximately 130,000 years in the past, while sea degrees finally rose as much as 6 m larger than today.
By Georgia Butina Watson, Roger Zetter
Can conservation of the outfitted historical past be reconciled with the rate of city swap in towns of the constructing global? What are the instruments of sustainable layout and the way can groups perform the layout of the environments within which they reside and paintings? those are many of the questions explored inside this cutting edge and richly illustrated booklet. A wealth of examples drawn from Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, India and Myanmar show how swift actual and social swap has swept away old city quarters and the cultural background they characterize. Written in an obtainable variety the wealthy mixture of techniques, examine tools, research and practice-based instruments is designed for teachers and pros alike. top lecturers Zetter and Watson have produced a desirable e-book that's among the 1st to discover the idea that of city sustainability in the context of city layout within the constructing global.
By D.K. Prasad, R. Samuels
The position of the equipped setting on worldwide warming is obvious to be of accelerating relevance. during this booklet, individuals of overseas reputation supply a large perspectivet at the topic. This paperback version bargains insights and strategies concerning layout and administration of constructions and concrete payment and discusses the problems of responsibility and accountability.
By Karl Samson
Знойный штат Аризона на западе США известен туристам, главным образом, своим Гранд Каньоном. Предлагаемый путеводитель из известной серии Frommer's поможет не только организовать посещение Гранд Каньона, но и подскажет, что еще стоит посмотреть в штате и как лучше всего организовать путешествие.
By Johannes Peter, Den Hartog
Designing Indoor weather ДИЗАЙН, ДОМ и СЕМЬЯ, ПРОФЕССИИ И РЕМЕСЛА Designing Indoor weather: A Thesis at the Integration of Indoor weather research in Architectural DesignИздательство: Delft Univ Pr Дата публикации: December 2003 ISBN (eng): 9040724652Язык: EnglishФормат: PDFРазмер: five MBКоличество страниц: 229This is a Ph.D. dissertation. In modern structure schooling, indoor weather and construction installations be afflicted by a scarcity of recognition. scholars of structure, full of nice expectancies and awe for the recognized designers of the 20 th century, locate thought in examples akin to Le Corbusier's Villa Savoy, Lloyd Wright's falling water or the Rietveld's Schroder apartment. Recognizable as this can be, nice aesthetics represent just a small a part of developing structure. the method of designing and developing structures includes the involvement of a large number of talents akin to growing transparent sensible layouts, designing good constructions and taking care fit indoor climates. such a lot textbooks and magazines modern structure don't conceal the fewer appealing features of the indoor weather reminiscent of heating, air flow and cooling except those companies shape an incredible a part of the structures aesthetic identity."Мир книг"-является крупнейшим книжным сайтом. Тут представлено более one hundred twenty 000книг и журналов. Ежедневно сайт пополняется на300 новых публикаций.Мы рекомендуем Вам зарегистрироваться либо зайти на сайт под своим именем. Зарегистрироваться? eighty five
By Michael Allaby
It describes how students, explorers, and mapmakers measured the Earth and mapped its floor. It tells in their speculations approximately what lies underneath the skin, how mountains upward push and ocean basins fill. It explains how scientists got here to appreciate the that means of fossils, how they found the age of the planet, and, extra lately, how the theories of seafloor spreading, continental go with the flow, and plate tectonics built.
By Sharon Lloyd Spence, Warren Lieb
The main precise consultant to the southern Atlantic coast of the light country – a magnet for 1000s of millions of holiday makers. the journey consultant to Southeast Florida takes you past the high-rise condos and concrete sprawl to discover typical, appealing South Florida at its top. as with any experience publications, the emphasis is on outdoors actions – kayaking, canoeing, deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, turtle- and manatee-watching, and dozens of different how you can rejoice. Many sidebar interviews with neighborhood specialists and courses provide insights on every little thing from canoeing the Loxahatchee River to swimming with dolphins to looking for nice horned owls! lodgings, eating places and sightseeing too. Maps, colour pictures, index.