Fastnet sentence example
- Communication was established by this method in the year 1895 with the lighthouse on the Fastnet."
- away near the shore line of the Fastnet rock, crosses the rock, and is again earthed in the sea at the distant end.
- If a battery on the mainland is connected through a key with the shore end of the main cable, and a speaking galvanometer is in circuit with the short cable crossing the Fastnet rock, then closing or opening the battery connexion will create a deflection of the galvanometer.
- Owing to the rough seas sweeping over the Fastnet, the conditions are such that any ordinary submarine cable would be broken by the wearing action of the waves at the rock boundary in a very short time.