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  • Others, which may be called " earth-tiltings," show themselves by a slow bending and unbending of the surface, so that a post stuck in the ground, vertical to begin with, does not remain vertical, but inclines now to one side and now to another, the plane of the ground in which it stands shifting relatively to the horizon.
  • The value of these records, as is the case with other forms of seismographs, is impaired by pronounced tiltings of the ground.

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