SAGUNTUM, now Sagunto or Murviedro, an ancient town in a fertile district of eastern Spain (Castellon de la Plana) 20 m.
Periscola, a town of eastern Spain, in the province of Castellon de la Plana, and on the Mediterranean Sea, 5 m.
VILLARREAL, a town of eastern Spain, in the province of Castellon de la Plana; 4 m.
Villarreal has a station on the light railway between Onda and the seaports of Castellon de la Plana and Burriana.
Alcala de Chisbert (6293) is situated on the coast of Castellon de la Plana; Alcala del Rio (3006), on the Guadalquivir, 6 m.
Plana (1781-1846), and later Robert Murphy (1806-1843), made them the subject of their investigations on the mode in which electricity distributes itself on conductors when in equilibrium.
Plana and P. G.
At first, Leverrier, Plana and other foreign astronomers controverted Adams's result; but its soundness was ultimately established, and its fundamental importance to this branch of celestial theory has only developed further with time.
Fine marble is procured in the island of Plana near the coast.
Plana (1781-1864), effected the integration by expressing the time in terms of the moon's true longitude.
Laplace's immediate successors, among whom were Hansen, Plana and Pontecoulant, found a larger value, Hansen increasing it to 12.5", which he introduced into his tables.
Plana, Theorie du mouvement de la lune (3 vols., Turin, 1832); P. A.