the Bafing is a large stream 250 yds.
To mitigate a steep ascent, a central carriage-way, 200 yds, long, is cut along the main street to a depth of 15 ft., the opposite terraces being connected by a bridge.
The south-west corner of the island was served by a direct road from Carales westward through Decimomannu (note the name Decimo, a survival, no doubt, of a Roman post-station ad decimum lapidem), where there is a fine Roman bridge over 100 yds.
A new building was completed in 1899, the magnetic pavilion lying some 400 yds.
of Palo, occupies an area of some 400 by 250 yds.
Subject to the rule as to the shortest distance to which the jack must be thrown (25 yds.), there is no prescribed size for the lawn; but 42 yds.
A legal jack must travel at least 25 yds.
from the footer and not come to rest within 2 yds.
of either side boundary; but it may be thrown as far beyond this as the leader chooses, provided that it does not run within 2 yds.
from the sea a width of nearly 3300 yds.
Here some remains of Cyclopean masonry exist; but the area enclosed, about zoo yds.
In 1885 Preece and Heaviside proved by experiments made at Newcastle that if two completely insulated circuits of square form, each side being 440 yds., were placed a quarter of a mile apart, telephonic speech was conveyed from one to the other by induction, and signals could be perceived even when they were separated by 1000 yds.
The shore wire was 1267 yds.
long, and that on the island 600 yds.
A wire 750 yds.
He discovered a fact subsequently rediscovered by others, that a tube of metallic filings, loosely packed, was sensitive to electric sparks made in its vicinity, its electrical resistance being reduced, and he was able to detect effects on such a tube connected to a battery and telephone at a distance of 500 yds.'
In north Italy there are 1480 yds.
Sabzawar was once a city of considerable size, and still possesses a fortress with sides of about 200 or 250 yds.
The city has five gates, and from one of them, called Bala Khiaban gate (upper Khiaban), the main street (Khiaban), 25 yds.
is 1050 yds.
Below the junction of the two arms the Euphrates flows south-west past the lead mines of Keban Maden, where it is 120 yds.
From Garmat Ali, where the Tigris and Euphrates at present unite,' under the title of Shattel-Arab, the river sweeps on to Basra, Ex p o yds.
The tidal harbour, which is owned by a company, is enclosed by two piers and a breakwater, the area being about 30 acres, and the quayage 1400 yds.
application being the same as in "rod"; as a measure of area, a rod= a square pole or perch, 304 square yds.
A calcarone that is to be used all the year round must be at least 220 yds.
from any inhabited place and 110 yds.
The infantry and rifles are armed with small-bore magazine rifles, and the active artillery have steel breech-loaders with extreme ranges of 4150 to 4700 yds.
of embankment 670,000 yds.
The largest of these are Lake Hanel, lying at an altitude of 14,000 ft., at the head of the valley of the same name, and measuring 600 by 400 yds.; and Lake Michaelson (12,700 ft.?) in the Gorges Valley.
long and varies in width from 200 yds.
The government also turned its attention to the inadequate accommodation at the docks, and proposals for a new quay on the western side of the present basin, and for a second basin 900 yds.
long and 170 yds.
The character of the lake, which has no outlet, varies greatly according to the amount of water brought down by its principal feeder, the Dulei, which enters at its north end, being there a fairly rapid stream so yds.
side of the town and measures nearly 300 yds.
A Doric colonnade with a double row of columns was found to have extended along the base of the Acropolis for a distance of 54 yds.; behind it in a chamber hewn in the rock is the sacred well mentioned by Pausanias.
The port consists of an entrance channel nearly 400 yds.
The prison is in the form of a rotunda, 58 yds.
high and about 8 yds.
At its western end an opening 870 yds.
deep. The enclosed water is divided into an outer and inner harbour by a mole, 1000 yds.
grind, gate), forming the boundary between the parishes of: Northmavine and belting, is only 60 yds.
of Bressay, from which it is separated by a channel 220 yds.
The river is not deep and can be forded in many places; the banks are fringed with thick bush and dom-palms. At the junction of the Ganale and the Web the river is swift-flowing and 85 yards across; just below the Daua confluence it is 200 yds.
Just above its mouth it is a fine stream 250 yds.
Thanks to the Austrian precautions it took four days to collect the necessary material to span the main branch of the river, here some 2000 yds.
The Tigris is at this point some 275 yds.
The original ditch, about 20 yds.
The harbour is provided with a pier 200 yds.
At its mouth the Adour was about 50o yds.
Some 270 yds.
Both of them measure more than ioo yds.
about 250 to 300 yds.
from 600 to 700 yds.
At the town of Farah it has a width of 150 yds.
The band was 1150 yds.
Its width varies, as a general rule, between loo and 200 yds.
long and about oo yds.
Thus augmented, and swollen into a stream 140 yds.
ft., a width of 656 ft., and a length of 550 yds.
At Leitmeritz there is an iron trellis bridge, 600 yds long.
Bismarck diverted three Austrian corps by an alliance with Italy, and by consenting to the neutralization of the 1 The Lorenz rifle carried a .57 bullet and was sighted to 1000 yds.; the needle-gun with a much lighter bullet was sighted to 400 only.
The Prussian infantry crept nearer and nearer, till at under 300 yds.
The point where the terrace of Epipolae narrows down to a ridge about 60 yds.
The total length of the works is about 44 o yds.
It is the largest in Sicily, being about 146 yds.
It is inferior in size only to the Colosseum and the amphitheatres of Capua and Verona, measuring about 153 by 130 yds.
over all: the arena is 76 by 43 yds.
83), 217 yds.
long by 24 wide, and about 6 yds.
The bold sweep of the Thames, here some 300 yds.
It was 308 yds.
Hyde Park contains the Serpentine, a lake 15.00 yds.
120), but Dr Guest was not prepared to allow that the Britons were able to construct a bridge over a tidal river such as the Thames, some 300 yds.
c. 5 the obligation of the county is extended to 300 yds.
winds, about 1500 yds.
In coal-mines main entries are often zoo yds.
apart, while in metal-mines the distance between levels rarely exceeds 50 yds.
For in a rigid body, rotating about Oz with angular velocity the circulation round a curve in the plane xy is x ds yds) ds = times twice the area.
yds.) are examples of local values.
On light easy draining land 2 2 yds.
Another dike about 150 yds.
in the central portions to 200 or 300 yds.
The former, three-quarters of a mile long and 40 yds.
Two thick banks of combustibles 40 yds.
The foot of the tone reached from Naples by electric railway, and thence a wirepc railway (opened in 1880) carries visitors to within I5o yds.
across; and the two on the north, Yura and Naruto Straits, measure 3000 and 1500 yds.
This line was hardly 600 yds.
These occur in a strip of comparatively fine gravel and sand, 150 yds.
The building, which no doubt served as a citadel as well, enclosed a space of 380 yds.
From its location only about 50 yds.
The Mare Grande is connected with the Mare Piccolo by a channel 875 yds.
They were, however, now abreast of the and brigade, and the whole line raced forward to reach the effective range of their very inferior weapons, which were about equal at aoo yds.
But the losses of the and brigade, particularly in officers, had been too heavy, and the rush died out whilst still 500 yds.
The French artillery had already evaded the coming blow, and had changed position, "right back," to cover the flank of the rest of the army, and the Prussian and Saxon artillery trotting forward conformed to this new front, their shells sweeping the ground for 2000 yds.
But in the darkness and confusion no forward movement against the French (only 400 yds.
square (more accurately about 1600 yds.
The only other public building of any consequence in Herat is the great mosque or Mesjid-i-Juma, which comprises an area of Boo yds.
From 250 to 400 yds.
The harbour, which is protected by a breakwater 273 yds.
The commerical harbour at the mouth of the Divette communicates with the sea by a channel 650 yds.
In the Northumberland steam coal district, where it is carried out in the most perfect manner, the bords are 5 to 6 yds.
in width, while the pillars are 22 yds.
broad and 30 yds.
The area is laid out by two pairs of level drifts, parallel to each other, about 150 yds.
About Ioo yds.
back from the boundary a communication is made between these levels, from which other levels are driven forward, dividing the coal into ribs of about 25 or 30 yds.
the level towards the rise in breadths of about 6 yds.
The second great principle of working is that known as longwall or long-work, in which the coal is taken away either in broad faces from roads about 40 or 50 yds.
The principal road extends from the shafts southward; and on both sides of it the coal has been removed from the light-shaded area by cutting it back perpendicularly towards the boundaries, along faces about 50 yds.
The field is divided by levels and headings into rectangular banks, while from the main levels bords or wickets about 30 yds.
At a working speed of 60 yds.
The forward feed is given by a chain winding upon a drum, which hauls upon a pulley fixed to a prop about 30 yds.
deep, at the rate of 30 yds.
From 8 to ro tubs are usually drawn in a set, the ways being often from 2000 to 3000 yds.
This engine draws a net load of 52 tons of coal from a depth of 625 yds.
With Fowler's hydraulic arrangement 2000 tons are raised 600 yds.
Silksworth Colliery, North535,000 tons in a year for shaft umberland 580 yds.
Bolsover Colliery, Derby 598,7 9 8 tons in 279 days, shaft 365 yds.
At Cadeby Main colliery near Doncaster in 1906, 3360 tons were drawn in fourteen hours from one pit 763 yds.
The area of the port (which has wet and graving docks) amounts to 16 acres, and there are 2000 yds.
The most remarkable portion occurs on the western side, where for a distance of nearly loo yds.
for every 100 yds.
' Glatton,' At a range of 200 yds.
in length, and has an extreme breadth of 766 yds.
The breadth of the river varies from 110 yds.
at Miinden to 220 yds.
at Minden, 250 yds.
There was a continuous enceinte of plain trace round the Old Town, at a distance of moo to 2000 yds.
side, their outer crests being some 4000 yds.
West of the Lun river the defensive line offered by the hills is less defined, and the line adopted for the permanent works was on the north only 3000 yds.
from the harbour and 2000 yds.
Its most obvious weakness is that 5000 yds.
On the north-west front, 203-Metre Hill, in advance of the main line, was occupied by strong semi-permanent works, with trenches and redoubts to either flank; and 174-Metre Hill, 1500 yds.
They held most of the ditch of Chi-Kuan Fort and were cutting down the escarp, and two parallels had been made only 30 yds.
The settlement of Sutz, one of the largest in the Lake of Bienne, extends over six acres, and was connected with the shore by a gangway nearly roo yds.
The harbour measures 180 yds.
The anicut or dam at Bezwada, begun in 1852, consists of a mass of rubble, fronted with masonry, 1240 yds.
The weir across the Jumna was the first attempted in Upper India upon a foundation of fine sand; it is about 800 yds.
At about half a dozen yards from the cliff, widening and becoming lower, it extends outwards into a platform, which has a slight seaward inclination, but is easy to walk upon, and for nearly ioo yds.
At the distance of about 150 yds.
The neighbouring cliffs exhibit in many places columns similar to those of the Giant's Causeway, a considerable exposure of them being visible at a distance of Soo to 600 yds.
below the island, where the stream is about Boo yds.
wide and 3 yds.
It is remarkable chiefly for its fine Halles or cloth market, with a façade of over 150 yds.
corner of this oblong is an elevated platform in the form of a rectangular parallelogram, some 600 yds.
and 400 yds.
His work Eratosthenes Batavus, published in 1617, describes the method and gives as the result of his operations between Alkmaar and Bergen-opZoom a degree of the meridian equal to 55,100 toises =117,449 yds.
Having received all its important tributaries, the Dnieper is here a broad (400 to 580 yds.) and navigable stream; but as it approaches the town it divides into two arms and forms a low grassy island of considerable extent called Tukhanov.
- Determine the remaining velocity v and time of flight t over a range of woo yds.
Given the ballistic coefficient C, the initial velocity V, and a range of R yds.
vertical above B, the angle S at a range of R yds.
Find the alteration of elevation required at a range of 3000 yds.
Siacci's altitude-function is useful in direct fire, for giving immediately the angle of elevation 4, required for a given range of R yds.
It lies on the right bank of the Danube and is connected by an iron bridge, 308 yds.
The attacking infantry, who found it necessary to cross a fire-swept zone l000 yds.
After passing Castets the Garonne begins to widen out considerably, and from being 160 yds.
broad at Agen increases to about 650 yds.
The harbour, formed by a mole constructed to a length of 3 8 7 yds.
in the 14th century and afterwards extended to more than 650 yds., has been greatly improved since 1875 by dredging and a further addition to the mole of 136 yds.
The special adaptability of this region to its growth is attributed to the nature of the soil, which consists of layers of black or dark-brown volcanic ash, varying in depth from 1 to 6 yds.
Of the former but little remains: the latter, however, is excellently preserved and consists of a circular court about 20 yds.
in diameter with inner and outer gates, the latter flanked by square towers some i i yds.
In the centre of Whairikauri is a large brackish lake called Tewanga, which at the southern end is separated from the sea by a sandbank only i 50 yds.
Barely half a mile westward down Dame Street, rises the Castle, and 300 yds.
With the approach of night their season of activity commences, when they may be occasionally seen gliding from tree to tree supported on their cutaneous parachute, and they have been noticed as capable of traversing in this way a space of 70 yds.
of water per second, or 785,190,000,000 cubic yds.
Three miles north of Acqualagna the Via Flaminia, which is still in use as the modern high-road, traverses the Furlo Pass, a tunnel about 40 yds.
In repairing the modern road just outside the south entrance to the tunnel, a stratum of carbonized corn, beans, &c., and a quantity of burnt wood, stones, tiles, pottery, &c., was found under and above the modern road, for a distance of some Soo yds.
Many works of improvement have been effected from time to time in the harbour, the quays of which occupy both sides of the river, the principal, r000 yds.
The new rectilinear mole, sanctioned in 1881, has been built out into the sea for a distance of 600 yds.
and a minimum, between the arsenal of war (Ponta do Calabouro) and the opposite Ponta da Gravata, of about 3 500 yds.
The total length of the commercial quays is about 3800 yds.
to 1200 yds.
The English cotton yarn and spun silk counts are reckoned upon the number of hanks of 840 yds.
Thus 2/40 9 cotton indicates single 40 9 doubled to 20 hanks by 840 yds.
to the lb., while 40/2 fold spun silk means a single 80 9 doubled to give 40 hanks of 840 yds.
A silk " throwster " receives his silk in skein form, the thread of which consists of a number of silk fibres wound together to make a certain diameter or size, the separate fibre having actually been spun by the worm, and this fibre may measure anything from Soo to woo yds.
The machine is fitted with 20 to 40 of these bobbins placed side by side, and its product is known as " slubbing roving," it being now a soft, thick thread of silk, measuring usually either 840 or 1260 yds.
Its greatest length from north-east to south-west is a mile and a half, and the greatest breadth goo yds.
The rock on which Tiryns is built is of an irregular oval shape, about 330 yds.
The main quarter is about 700 yds.
On the south it was bordered by a portico with a single row of columns in front; on the east by a double portico, more than a stadium in length (220 yds.), and serving as a racecourse for practice in bad weather.
It was in the form of a square, of which each side was about 70 yds.
The space thus defined was a large oblong, about 234 yds.
The exact length of the Stadium itself - which was primarily the course for the foot-race - was about 210 yds.
The length of the west side, where the line of direction is from south-south-east to north-north-west, is about 215 yds.
The east side, measured to a point just behind the treasure-houses, is the shortest, about 200 yds.
A line drawn eastward behind the treasure-houses, from the Prytaneum at the north-west angle, would give about 275 yds.
It was near this temple, at a point about 38 yds.
The Porch of Echo, also called the " Painted Porch," extended to a length of 100 yds.
with a glass cupola; it is roofed with glass throughout, and is 320 yds.
long, 16 yds.
Butler approached the fort on the 10th of December 1864; on the 24th the "Louisiana," loaded with 215 tons of powder, was exploded 400 yds.
They should not be nearer than, say, 50 yds., and may vary from that to ioo or 150 yds.
The breadth of the dunes naturally varies greatly, the maximum width of about 4375 Yds.
At the head of the Hollandsch Diep is the celebrated railway bridge of the Moerdyk (1868-1871) 1607 yds.
The first extends for a distance of over 4000 yds.
between the villages of Westkapelle and Domburg in the island of Walcheren; the second is about 4900 yds.
long, and extends from Kamperduin to near Petten, whence it is continued for another 1100 yds.
The earthen dikes are protected by stone-slopes and by piles, and at the more dangerous points also by zinkstukken (sinking pieces), artificial structures of brushwood laden with stones, and measuring some 400 yds.
The first of such breakwaters was that constructed in 1857 at the north end of the island of Goeree, and extends over loo yds.
Between the dikes and the stream lie " forelands " (interwaarden), which are usually submerged in winter, and frequently lie 1 or 2 yds, higher than the country within the dikes.
The lower town was situated on the north edge of the valley, close to the Via Appia, which descended into the valley from the modern Albano, and re-ascended partly upon very fine substructions of opus quadratum, some 200 yds.
Thus in December 1906 a new island of mud was thrown up, and measured 3 07 by 217 yds.
About Jozefow (51 ° N.) the Vistula enters the great central plain and flows north and west-north-west between low banks, with a breadth of moo yds.
from Voss the line ascends 4080 ft., passing through a tunnel 5796 yds.
The Rhine is crossed by a bridge of boats 485 yds.
in length, is under water at high tide, but at low tide is exposed for a few feet, the sea for a distance of Ioo yds.
On the west the flat ground at the foot of the hills has an average width of about 200 yds.
long and only 115 to 170 yds.
The Luapula, which leaves Bangweulu at its most southern point, is about a mile wide at the outflow, but soon narrows to 300 or so yds.
This explains why it is so far from that building, which is situated at the south-eastern angle of the town, about 500 yds.
from Beaumaris to Abermenai, and varying in breadth from 200 yds.
in from loo to 200 yds.
A bed 200 yds.
wide), connected with the Caribbean Sea by a long, narrow, winding channel with rocky escarpment walls, in places less than 200 yds.
They consist of a double line of ramparts, of which the outer measures more than 1600 yds.
A steam tramway runs from Messina to the Faro at the north-east extremity of the island, and thence along the north coast to Barcelona, and another along the east coast from Messina to Giampilieri: while the island is fairly well provided with high roads, but is very backward in rural communications, there being only 244 yds.
m., as compared with 1480 yds.
broad at its eastern end, but narrows to some 300 yds.
At two points, namely, Kalabshathe valley here being only 170 yds.
East of the Damietta mouth of the Nile this strip is in place not more than 200 yds.
from Cairo, by an iron bridge 437 yds.
On the 7th of August 1897 Colonel Hunter surprised and annihilated a weak Dervish garrison at Abu Hamed, to which place, by the 31st of October 1897, a railway had been laid across the Nubian desert from Wadi Haifa, a distance of 230 m., the record construction of 5300 yds surveyed, embanked and laid in one day having been attained.
Quays extend for about 1600 yds.
A belt of sand dunes, from Soo yds.
Meath, there is a group of about thirty stone barrows or cairns, mostly chambered, their bases measuring from 5 or 6 to 60 yds.
Although brine springs have been known to exist in both these counties ever since the Roman occupation, and salt had been made there from time immemorial, it was not till 1670 that rock-salt about 30 yds.
thick was discovered at Marbury near Northwich by some men exploring for coal, at a depth of 34 yds.
It was worked for about a hundred years in only its upper bed, but in 1781, after traversing a layer of indurated clay intersected with small veins of salt 102 yds.
thick, a layer of rock-salt 33 to 37 yds.
The total depth of the mine to the bottom of the lower level is 120 yds.
At Winsford, where the same formation seems to recur, it is 159 yds.
The salt is first reached at 35-40 yds.
in the Northwich district, and the upper layer is 25-50 yds.
in thickness (Marston 23-26 yds.); it has above it, apparently lying in the recesses of its surface, a layer of saturated brine.
The Middlesbrough deposit was discovered by Bolckow and Vaughan in boring for water in 1862 at a depth of 400 yds., but was not utilized, and was again found by Messrs Bell Brothers at Port Clarence at a depth of 376 yds.
The Roman theatre, below the cathedral to the N.E., has 19 tiers of stone seats and is 37 yds.
The imposing size of the Danube, 300 to 650 yds.
It is 410 yds.
At one end is a tunnel, 383 yds.
broad, with a span of 317 yds.
The heavy guns that had been brought from the fortress were placed in position on this hill, and opened fire (7 A.M.) on the knoll, 1400 yds.
A flat surface was formed partly by smoothing off the rock and partly by the erection of huge terrace walls which rise to a height of over 50 ft., enclosing a roughly rectangular area of 235 by 115 yds.
South of Haifa the promontory of Carmel once more effaces the plain; here the passage along the coast is barely .200 yds.
The river runs past Attock in a deep rapid channel about 200 yds.
The entrance, which is encumbered by neither bar nor rock, averages about 260 yds.
in width and is about 1400 yds.
It is 106 yds.
One of these, in the Astarab, to the south-east of Maimana, is but 30 yds.
It is situated in the native state of Garhwal in the United Provinces, on the Bhagirathi, the chief head-stream of the Ganges, which is here not above 15 or 20 yds.
wide and from 6 to 9 yds.
wide, and of any length from 10 to 50 yds.
In the Shahpur and other districts, however, where Mahommedans have followed Hindu customs, Moslem women wear the majla, a cloth about 3 yds.
It is a piece of cotton cloth 3 yds.
The drift went on until April 9 1916 when the floe, reduced to a triangle zoo yds.
The island, some goo yds.
apart, at its broadest the valley is 400 yds.
yds; while the third, at 276, supports a pavilion capable of holding Boo persons.
The Dnieper is crossed at Kremenchug by a tubular bridge 1081 yds.
To the south of the hill, on which are the walls of the town, and to the east of the theatre, is a plateau about 200 yds.
long and 50 yds.
Below the terrace was a precinct, surrounded by walls and flanked with porticoes and other buildings; it is over loo yds.
It was begun in the second half of the 14th century, but was erected chiefly in the beginning of the 16th, on the site of the old palisaded fort, and has a wall 2300 yds.
The fair is held on the flat sandy tongue of land between the Oka and the Volga, connected with the town by only a bridge of boats, 1500 yds.
It is situated about a mile from the eastern shore of Lake Van, and built along the south side of the citadel rock, an isolated rocky ridge 1300 yds.
deep and from 3 to t o yds.
They form a parallelogram 596 yds.
long by 149 yds.
Immediately below the confluence the breadth of the river ranges from 350 to 1750 yds.
of its course the Volga - now 580 to 2600 yds.
The width of the main stream ranges from 520 to 3500 yds.
The old fortified town, now almost abandoned, is built on a rocky peninsula about 400 yds.
The ancient city extended some Boo yds.
On entering Mysore it passes through a narrow gorge, but presently widens to an average breadth of 300 to 4 00 yds.
yds.) is in communication with the Morpeth Branch Dock (about 31 acres, quay-space boo lin.
yds.); both being set apart for the use of steamers.
The square fortress of Yanghishar, which was built by the Chinese, stands within 400 yds.
A bed of the requisite length (sometimes too yds.) is then prepared of about 2 ft.
to 200 ft., exist in an area of 600 yds.
It used to be said that, if this narrow passage were blocked up, escape would be impossible; but an intricate web of fissures, called the Corkscrew, has been discovered, by means of which a good climber, ascending only a few hundred feet, lands 1000 yds.
A beach of the finest yellow sand extends for Soo yds.
to S., and is entered by two channels, that on the S., some 1,400 yds.
wide, and that on the N., 220 yds.
The lime sometimes acquires a great size; one is recorded in Norfolk as being 16 yds.
It is then plaited into mats about 2 yds.
This is probably the largest tributary of the Salween; some distance above its mouth, at Keng Hkam, it is 400 yds.
At its nearest point on the right of the British position, where the Mutiny Memorial now stands, the Ridge is only 1200 yds.
The citadel, built by Yusuf Adil Shah, a mile in circuit, is of great strength, well built of the most massive materials, and encompassed by a ditch loo yds.
yds.), the average being 1z chequis of opium and 4 bushels q (of 50 lb) of seed.
In 1900 a pier 270 yds.
The whole building, belonging probably to the early Empire, measured 135 by 105 yds., and the arena 872 by 58 yds.
here 600 yds.
27), it is found that if the apparatus be dropped from a vertical height of 3 yds.
Paulhan, who on a biplane rose to a height of 1383 yds.
On the north there is, for a length of about 150 yds.
Forty-five miles below Girishk the Helmund receives its greatest tributary, the Arghandab, from the high Ghilzai country beyond Kandahar, and becomes a very considerable river, with a width of 300 or 400 yds.
The site of the city being originally a peat bog, the foundations of the houses have to be secured by driving long piles (4-20 yds.) into the firm clay below, the palace on the Dam being supported on nearly 14,000 piles.
For nearly three months their heavy guns and musketry had poured an unceasing fire into the residency entrenchment from a distance of only 50 yds.
is every well within 200 yds.
yds.; 160 perches acre.
The lateral canal of the Loire crosses the Loire near Briare by a fine canal-bridge 720 yds.
The Top-i-Rustam is 50 yds.
in diameter at the base and 30 yds.
(For plan, &c., see Architecture: Modern.) It covers an area of about 8 acres, and has a frontage of about 300 yds.
The main channel of the Arial Khan is about 1700 yds.
in width in the dry season, and from 2000 to 3000 yds.
The dockyard, originally built in 1736, has a sea-face of nearly 700 yds.
The position of Surrentum was very secure, it being protected by deep gorges, except for a distance of 300 yds.
In this neighbourhood the channel contracts to about 116 yds.
It is surrounded by a ruinous mud wall flanked by towers; a quarter of a mile east of it stands a mud fort, 180 yds.
Cochrane, R.N., in 1824, a canal 400 yds.
Each gauge should have for io or 15 yds.
These marine lizards occur only in the Galapagos Islands, where they are never seen more than 20 yds.
high and about 200 yds.
The east pier (1177 yds.
long) and the west pier (1041 yds.) are favourite promenades, The waterway between them is the entrance to the harbour.
In the dry season the bed varies at different places from 480 to 1600 yds.
Similarly 3 yds.
by a fine railway viaduct 540 yds.
His practical inventions are briefly noticed below: Gunter's Chain, the chain in common use for surveying, is 22 yds.
in a distance of 330 yds.
Formerly there were two main entrances - the South Port, loo yds.
In 1882 there were discovered, about 1 200 yds.
long and loo yds.
It possesses no docks or wharves, and vessels anchor some Soo yds.
It is here some 78 yds.
After passing Vienna and the Marchfeld, the Danube (here 316 yds.
It flows eastward until it has passed through the stupendous Kazan defile, in which its waters (at Semlin 1700 yds.
in length and 330 yds.
It has been regularized throughout, the width of the stream varying from 320 to 400 yds.
in length, the river had a tendency to form islands and sandbanks - its width now varies uniformly from 455 to 487 yds.
Cuttings have also been made where necessary, and the widths of the channel are 487 yds.
to the mouth of the Theiss, 650 between that point and the Save, and lower down 760 yds.
At the first named there was a bank of rocks, some of them dry at low water, extending almost across the river (985 yds.
The fall of the river bed is small, but the length of the rapid is 1 roo yds.
The river is here only 170 to 330 yds.
A spur of the Greben mountains runs out below two shoals where the river suddenly narrows to 300 yds.
To effect this at Stenka, Kozla Dojke, Islaz and Tachtalia, channels 66 yds.
The point of the Greben spur had to be entirely removed for a distance of 167 yds.
At the Iron Gates a channel 80 yds.
wide, nearly 2000 yds.
The crater of the central cone contains a fresh-water lake about 150 yds.
deep, and the earth which was taken out of it was used to build a dike from 30 to 54 yds.
and the width varying from 165 to iioo yds.
From Say, where the stream is about 700 yds.
"In one pass, some 54 yds.
At one time the owners of merino flocks enjoyed the right of pasturing their sheep during their migrations on a strip of ground about 100 yds.
The tumulus itself is 281 yds.
The modern quay has encroached considerably on the sea, and the coast-line of the Greek time was about 90 yds.
At the spot where the Zambezi is at its widest -- over 1860 yds.
wide, the whole volume of the river pours for 130 yds.
Close to the right bank is a sloping cataract 36 yds.
wide, called the Leaping Water, then beyond Boaruka Island, about 300 yds.
wide, is the Main Fall, 473 yds.
broad, and divided by Livingstone Island from the Rainbow Fall 535 yds.
At the point of the divergence of the Gerger from the Karun, 600 yds.
A little distance below this dike begins the artificial cutting in the sandstone rock and at half a mile from it is a second band, 60 yds.
From the point where the principal river parts with the Gerger down to a point 500 yds.
Its length is 560 yds., and its roadway is 7 yds.
Opposite the Castle Hill, about loo yds.
The dome, 72 yds.
interior dimensions, extending along the south side of a quadrangle 163 yds.by 108 yds.
The largest basin is 900 yds.
It is situated on the left bank of the Dizful river, a tributary of the Karun, crossed by a fine bridge of twenty-two arches, 430 yds.
Even the lizards had gone on holiday to escape the furnace heat, leaving only barbed wire bushes and a tap 500 yds away.
The penult peel goes through to 2 yds in front of rover.
penult peel goes through to 2 yds in front of rover.
Other prominent buildings are: the Queen Olga buildings, erected in1893-1895in the Renaissance style; the national industrial museum (1890-1896) in the late Renaissance style, flanked by two cupola-crowned towers and decorated with medallions of famous Swabians; the magnificent new town-hall; and the railway viaduct across the valley of the Neckar, 740 yds.
The side of a square containing ro statute acres is 220 yds.
It must be confessed that the available space (about 70X 20 yds.) on the eastern summit (where there are some remains of ancient buildings) is so small that there would be only room for a single temple, which must have been occupied by the two deities jointly, if the new theory is correct (see Notizie degli scavi, 1902, 387 and refl.).
The use of a rod as a measuring implement has given rise to the use of the word for a measure of length= 52 yds.
Where embankment was required drains about 5 yds.
In 1858 was opened the Rhymney railway from Rhymney to Caerphilly and on to Taff's Well, whence it had running powers over the Taff Vale railway to Cardiff, but in 1871, by means of a tunnel about 2000 yds.
yds.; the Irish acre 7840 sq.
yds.; in Wales, the land measures erw (4320 sq.
yds.), stang (3240 sq.
yds.) and paladr are called "acres"; the Leicestershire acre (2308 3/4 sq.
yds.), Westmoreland acre (6760 sq.
yds.) and Cheshire acre (10,240 sq.
Below the bridge the river forms a beautiful cascade, 150 yds.
by r Soo yds.); on the western, southern and eastern faces the line of defence is almost straight, the only projecting points being the gateways, but on the northern face the contour is broken by a double outwork, consisting of the Ark or citadel, which is built of sundried brick on a high artificial mound within the enceinte, and a lower work at its foot, called the Ark-i-nao, or " new citadel," which extends ioo yds.
The estuary, which is one of the best roadsteads in Europe and could accommodate the combined fleets of Europe, is a deep and thoroughly sheltered indentation among chalky cliffs, running east and west for nearly 4 m., with a width of threequarters of a mile, narrowing to 930 yds.
It is remarkable chiefly for its fine Halles or cloth market, with a faÃ§ade of over 150 yds.
About Jozefow (51 Ã‚° N.) the Vistula enters the great central plain and flows north and west-north-west between low banks, with a breadth of moo yds.
yds.), and the legua cuadrada (121 sq.
Angkor-Vat, the best preserved example of Khmer architecture, lies less than a mile to the south of the royal city, within a rectangular park surrounded by a moat, the outer perimeter of which measures 6060 yds.
As a term of linear measurement, "perch," also "rod" or "pole," =162 ft., 52 yds.; of superficial area, =304 sq.
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