A Memoir on the Indian Surveys


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Side 118 - Differences of Latitude and the Departures to every Minute of the Quadrant and to Five Places of Decimals. Together with a Table of the lengths of each Degree of Latitude and corresponding Degree of Longitude from the Equator to the Poles ; with other Tables useful to the Surveyor and Engineer. Fourth Edition, thoroughly revised and corrected by the Author.
Side 15 - ... one of the most important, and at the same time, one of the least expensive and troublesome, which we possess.
Side 416 - A true classification includes in each class, those objects which have more characteristics in common with one another, than any of them have in common with any objects excluded from the class.
Side 372 - Drury (Col. H.) The Useful Plants of India, With Notices of their chief value in Commerce, Medicine, and the Arts. By COLONEL HEBER DRURY.
Side 215 - Geography of India. Comprising an account of British India, and the various states enclosed and adjoining. Fcap. pp. 250. 2s. Geological Papers on Western India. Including Cutch, Scinde, and the south-east coast of Arabia. To which is added a Summary of the Geology of India generally. Edited for the Government by HENRY J. CARTER, Assistant Surgeon, Bombay Army. Royal 8vo. with folio Atlas of maps and plates; half-bound. .£2 2s Glyn (AC) History of Civilization in the Fifth Century.
Side 261 - Part VI. On the Ancient Coins and Measures of Ceylon. With a Discussion of the Ceylon Date of the Buddha's Death.
Side 261 - Part III. The Coinage of Lydia and Persia, from the Earliest Times to the Fall of the Dynasty of the Achsemenidae. By Barclay V. Head, Assistant-Keeper of Coins, British Museum. Pp. viii.-56, with 3 Autotype Plates. 10s. 6d. — Part IV. The Coins of the Tuluni Dynasty. By Edward Thomas Rogers.
Side 180 - India have not hitherto contributed much to our objects, as more attention has, as a rule, been paid to questions relating to the settlement and assessment of the land than to the preparation of materials for maps, in the conduct of these operations. But a really good Revenue Survey, while furnishing complete information for settlement purposes, should be executed throughout on accurate principles, and supply materials for compiling maps for general use. Such a system has always been advocated by...
Side 363 - MYSORE AND COORG. A Gazetteer compiled for the Government of India. By Lewis Rice, Director of Public Instruction, Mysore and Coorg. Vol. I. Mysore in General.
Side 251 - Cunningham. — THE BHILSA TOPES ; or, Buddhist Monuments of Central India : comprising a brief Historical Sketch of the Rise, Progress, and Decline of Buddhism ; with an Account of the Opening and Examination of the various Groups of Topes around Bhilsa. By Brev.-Major Alexander Cunningham, Bengal Engineers. Illustrated with thirty- three Plates. 8vo. pp. xxxvi. 370, cloth. 1854. £2 2».

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