Sentence Examples

  • None of these charts is graduated, and the horizontal and vertical lines which cross many of them represent neither parallels nor meridians.
  • The latter, to which parallels in geologically similar regions in America are not unknown, is the most probable natural explanation that can be offered.
  • The maritime discoveries and surveys of that age of great discoveries were laid down upon so-called " plane-charts," that is, charts having merely equidistant parallels indicated upon them, together with the equator, the tropics and polar FIG.
  • The Cretan "larnax" coffins, also, have no parallels outside the Aegean.
  • The sphere is then coated with plaster or whiting, and when it has been smoothed on a lathe and dried, the lines representing meridians and parallels are drawn upon it.

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