An essay on currents at sea

Publication Date1757
RemainderBy which it appears, There is Reason to apprehend, that the Sea is not a Fluid in a State of Rest, except those Motions which are caused by the Impulse of Winds, and that known by the Name of Tides: And consequently, That this Earth is not of a uniform Density, according to the Supposition of Sir Isaac Newton; but that the Currents of the Gulph of Florida, also on the Coast of Brasil, and the Northern In-Draught on this Western Coast, are Currents of Circulation, kept up by different Densities in this Earth, and its Motion round its Axis. By Joseph Mead
Publisherprinted for J. Marshall, in St. Clement's Church-Yard, in the Strand



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